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Word Archive

Run. Hide. Fight.

Monday, September 29th, 2014

No, it’s not the tagline for a new zombie movie. It’s the latest line of defense, [...]

The Drexel Shaft

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Innocuous freshmen often ask me what the term “shafting” denotes. I look at them pityingly, not [...]

The death of memorized poetry

Friday, September 26th, 2014

In October, the poetry and memory project (across the Atlantic) will conduct a survey to see [...]

Me, You, and How To

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

“Click ‘Okay’ to confirm your selection.” “Warning: do not leave powered on for extended periods of [...]

Everyone Knows Everyone

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Many readers of The Hobbit are not particularly fond of Peter Jackson’s recent adaptation because it [...]

The Art of Repetition

Friday, August 29th, 2014

I feel like, as we get older and collect our own experiences, we have a select [...]

The Point

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

While discussing Dante’s Inferno today, someone brought up (legitimately) that the final circle of hell did [...]

Grammar on the Loose

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

It’s easy and fun (even stress-relieving for nerds like me) to snigger at bad grammar, never [...]

Business Writing?

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Because of my minor, I’m currently in a business class: international business. It’s not my favorite [...]

Cultural Woes (Part Two)

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

One thing I’m a really big stickler for, a huge reason why I want to go [...]