The CMWR’s Fall Quarter Walk and Talk took place on October 21st in Chicago’s Greektown. Around 3:30 we gathered outside of the National Hellenic Museum off the UIC-Halsted stop for some quick photos and to ponder the meaning behind the … Continue reading
Only in the Book Club does a discussion of Amy Tan’s “Two Kinds” – a story of a failed child prodigy who tears the fabric of her mother’s American Dream – spiral into conversation about gang life in Chicago.
At the UCWbL, we talk a lot about best practices, and we work hard every quarter to refine and perfect our approaches to all kinds of tutoring contexts. One of the ways we do this is by holding a series … Continue reading
Have you ever found yourself asking the question, “How do I cite this?” I know I have. Well, on Tuesday, October 8, the CMWR hosted its Autumn Quarter workshop, “How Do I Cite This: Incorporating Sources and Understanding Academic Integrity” … Continue reading
Hello Scrawl Nation! Today, we ushered in a new season and welcomed a new host, Brandon Haskey, who joined veteran Scrawlers Robert Wilson and Kevin Kauffman. Our show focused on Banned Books week events at DePaul. Fellow UCWbLer Jen Finstrom … Continue reading
Thursday evening from 8 – 10 pm, The Bourgeois Pig Cafe will be hosting an open mic for poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. Anyone interested in hearing and/or reading some original creative work is welcome!
For those of you who don’t know, we’ve been mixing it up this quarter in the CMWR’s Book Club. Rather than read a single book throughout the quarter with our group of multilingual participants, we’ve been reading a different piece of flash fiction each … Continue reading
Hello Scrawl Nation! This week the Scrawl team focused on the First Year Writing Showcase. Our hosts interviewed DePaul student Michael Barry, who will be presenting his paper on fracking and the Colorado River Basin at the showcase. His reflection … Continue reading
Gil Tanner, an UCWbL tutor and veteran of the DePaul Theatre School’s playwriting program, will premiere his newest work A Tribute to Thick Leonard at the Greenhouse Theater (2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago) on May 10th. The Theatre School has this … Continue reading
I recently discovered this lovely blog consisting of pictures of authors scribbling advice for aspiring writers on their hands. The authors are mainly fantasy authors, but even if you’re not into genre fiction, it’s a nice little boost of … Continue reading