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    Clear writing matters because ideas matter! In this comprehensive writing course, learn about brevity, style, grammar, tone, and structure, and use a rubric to evaluate your own writing.

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    In this course, tour the artistic and literary merits of video games with The Game Professor, including discussions of popular gaming topics and in-depth analyses of four games.

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    In this course, Mr. Striplin presents fun history lessons on the first presidents of the United States—Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Madison— and shows how they shaped America as a nation.

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    Do humans have purpose before they exist? In this philosophy course, learn why Jean-Paul Sartre rejects essence before existence with a detailed look at his essay, "Existentialism Is a Humanism."

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    This course provides tips for every step of the creative writing process to hook readers with strong opening lines, keep them reading with a powerful plot, and satisfy them with an effective ending.

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    Poem of the Day: A Negative of Snow. By Chase Twichell.

    Poem of the Day: A Negative of Snow. By Chase Twichell.

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    Word of the Day: Minion
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : February 22, 2019

    minion \MIN-yun\ noun

    Definition

    1 : a servile dependent, follower, or underling

    2 : one highly favored : idol

    3 : a...

    Word of the Day : February 22, 2019

    minion \MIN-yun\ noun

    Definition

    1 : a servile dependent, follower, or underling

    2 : one highly favored : idol

    3 : a...

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    This Saudi tour guide wants you to come to his hometown...
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    Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud laid out in his Vision 2030, his blueprint for the next decade, a plan to transform Saudi Arabia into a popular tour...

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    Are trans athletes ‘cheating’? Tennis legend Navritalov...
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    There’s a debate going on among athletes sparked by the controversial comments of tennis legend Martina Navratilova. She says it’s cheating when transgender ...

    There’s a debate going on among athletes sparked by the controversial comments of tennis legend Martina Navratilova. She says it’s cheating when transgender ...

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    Word of the Day: Hoopla
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : February 21, 2019

    hoopla \HOO-plah\ noun

    Definition

    1 : excited commotion : to-do

    2 : exaggerated or sensational promotion or publicity...

    Word of the Day : February 21, 2019

    hoopla \HOO-plah\ noun

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    1 : excited commotion : to-do

    2 : exaggerated or sensational promotion or publicity...

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    As ‘fed up’ women in Turkey leave marriages, domestic v...
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    Divorce in Turkey is on the rise, even as President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's government offers tax-breaks and incentives to women to get married and start a fa...

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    Poem of the Day: From Citizen: “You are in the dark, in...
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    Poem of the Day: From Citizen: “You are in the dark, in the car...”. By Claudia Rankine.

    Poem of the Day: From Citizen: “You are in the dark, in the car...”. By Claudia Rankine.

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    Word of the Day: Obsequious
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : February 20, 2019

    obsequious \ub-SEE-kwee-us\ adjective

    Definition

    : marked by or exhibiting a fawning attentiveness

    Did You Know?

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    Word of the Day : February 20, 2019

    obsequious \ub-SEE-kwee-us\ adjective

    Definition

    : marked by or exhibiting a fawning attentiveness

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    Saudi women can drive. But gender equality isn’t yet ‘m...
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    Until last summer, Saudi Arabia was the only country in the world where women weren't allowed to drive, a policy that had been in place since 1957.

    Until last summer, Saudi Arabia was the only country in the world where women weren't allowed to drive, a policy that had been in place since 1957.

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