Getting cocky with copy

Every teacher I’ve had for as long as I can remember has made it a point to impress upon the class that writing is a multi-step process: start with prewriting and outlining, finish with revision and, last but certainly not least, proofread.
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Say what you mean

In Ezra Pound’s 1918 collection of essays, “A Retrospect,” the famed literary critic and mentor shares what he believes makes good poetry.
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Quiz: Have you lost it yet?

Midterms are here, the deadline for your first big paper is quickly approaching and the responsibilities you thought you had a handle on are slowly but surely slipping through your fingers. You must ask yourself: Have you lost your mind yet? We at the Clog prepared a quiz so that you
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5 ways to treat yourself after finals

Yes, finals are approaching. Yes, those pesky final papers and projects are almost due. Yes, this is the craziest time of the semester. Instead of dreading those end-of-semester assignments so much, however, tackle those bad boys and finish up your school responsibilities with the intent of treating yourself amazingly afterward. Having
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9 stages of grief when your technology fails

We’ve all been there. It’s 11:58 p.m. and you have 120 more seconds to finish the essay you’ve been “working on” for a week but have actually been working on for only the past six hours. It is now 11:59 p.m. and your mouse is hovering over the fateful “Submit” button
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#TBT College Essays

It’s college admissions season! We asked current Berkeley students to dig up their old admissions essays and we’ve published them for you below. Take a read and enjoy.   Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you.   I
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Spice up your assignments, Daily Clog style

We at the Daily Clog are issuing a challenge to you all: In the spirit of scholastic inquiry, we urge you to seek out ways to spice up an otherwise mundane assignment. Add some real spark to a placid paper, presentation or problem set. Yes, we know it’s allergy season, and the tragic
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