It’s a longstanding tradition to send your special someone a card to celebrate Valentine’s Day, but 20 years ago, UTC students took a different approach.
Try some of the lines from the Personals section of the February 15, 1996 issue of the University Echo.
Just what is International Writing Centers Week? First created in 2006 by the International Writing Centers Association, this annual event provides an opportunity for writing centers around the world to “to celebrate writing and become more aware of the important role of their individual campus/community writing centers.”
Check out our list of events!
Monday, Feb. 8:
Six Word Stories: The Sequel
Our popular 6-word story contest returns…with a twist! Stop by to write your own—and read the other contest entries!
Tuesday, Feb. 9
Magnetic Poetry Contest
Put your creative writing skills to the test.
Wednesday, Feb. 10
What’s My Line?
Contribute a line to our collaborative short story, knowing only the previous sentence—then come back later to see the final result.
Thursday, Feb. 11
The Lost Art of Letter Writing
“To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart.” We agree, and we’ve got paper, pens, and art supplies for you to write and decorate a homemade Valentine for that special someone. We’ll have some famous love letters on hand to provide creative inspiration!
Not only that, everyone who makes an appointment at the WCC next week will have the opportunity to participate in trivia challenges and games–with both daily and weekly winners! Make your appointment today and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates!