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December 3, 2019

     So it’s your first semester on campus, and you’ve just come back from Thanksgiving Break for two or three more weeks of school. You’re rested and lazy, with turkey and dressing still dancing on your tastebuds, and Christmas carols are playing on every set of AirPo...

November 20, 2019

     The writing center has a large impact on the Mississippi College community in more ways than one. Sure, it provides a place for people to come and learn about writing, but it also trains students like me, who serve as tutors, to be leaders in the community that th...

November 4, 2019

     Hello, MC Writing Center friends, and welcome to a new month!

     As November entered our lives with her chilly winds, we also caught wind of the greatest opportunity of the semester - the opportunity for you to become a published writer!...

October 29, 2019

     When I first heard about the MC Writing Center, I assumed I didn’t need to go. The writing center was a place where people went to get help on papers, and I—as an English Literature major—believed myself to already be a “good writer.” Later on, I decided to work t...

October 21, 2019

Dear writing center friends,

     October 20 marked the National Day on Writing, and this Thursday, October 24, the library will be swarming with letters, just like this scene from Harry Potter!

     Why will the library be full of mail? Because writing a handw...

October 14, 2019

          The irony of this moment is not lost on me. My least favorite part of writing papers in late elementary and early middle school was when I had to outline the whole thing on paper. I would whine and complain about how I just wanted to start the essay and about...

September 30, 2019

     As college students, we are bombarded every day with content and writing in the form of social media. Think about it, how often do you read an Instagram post, snap, or tweet?

     Chances are, you either read or write for social media on a daily basis. In...

September 23, 2019

     When I was first hired as a tutor almost two years ago, I distinctly remember thinking one thing: “What have I done?”

     As an English nerd (the hopeless kind that perfects the art of reading under the covers with a flashlight), I was used to writing. I...

September 16, 2019

     Fall has come again and brought with it the beginning of a new school year. Some students will be new to Mississippi College and spend the first few weeks stumbling around lost.

     If this is you, then you are not alone. We all have gotten lost at least...

April 26, 2019

     It’s the end of the semester, and while some of us will return in the fall, others are off to graduate school, jobs, and other adventures. We always love celebrating our seniors, and on April 25 the MC Writing Program hosted a celebration by the MC letters outside...

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