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Graduation!! …Wait, NOW WHAT? (Scrawl S10 E08)

Hello Scrawl Nation! This time of year is always bittersweet for the UCWbL --when graduating seniors say their goodbyes to DePaul.  It's an exciting time, but students may feel anxious about the next steps outside of college and into real life. R-L Scrawlers Rima Mandwee and Megan Deppen, … <a href=Continue Reading ››
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You Can “Handle” This: Blogging and Twitter 101 (Scrawl S10 E07)

Hello Scrawl Nation! For this week’s episode of Scrawl Radio we brought on a very special guest from the UCWbL's social media team, Allana T, to talk about blogging and social media! It seems that today, everything has its own blog, twitter handle, and Facebook page, but how does one create a good blog? Allana showed us … Continue Reading ››
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Writing FEST: Rhetoric of Festival Marketing (Scrawl S10 E6)

Hello Scrawl Nation! For this week’s episode of Scrawl Radio, we talked about marketing for large events, like music festivals! Just outside the studio, the DePaul Activities Board (DAB) was busy setting up for DePaul's annual music festival, FEST. As custom before EVERY music festival, we examined publicity for FEST and DAB's social marketing strategy. [caption id="attachment_8674" … Continue Reading ››
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Reviewing Literature Reviews (Scrawl S10 E5)

Hello Scrawl Nation! For this week's episode of Scrawl Radio, we decided to examine a very unique but still commonly used type of writing: the literature review! We invited Dr. Kelly Tzoumis, a professor of public policy here at DePaul, to join us to talk about how to write a literature review and how she … Continue Reading ››

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