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How Can TNL Get Her Groove Back?

TNL can’t write. Words don’t come out easily. There is this constant irritating use of the backspace and delete keys. And there is a constipation of words and expressions. Stuff are stuck in between a dark and a darker place. Ok, too much information already. Even when they do eventually get out, the stuff just stays there insipidly staring into space. […]

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We did a blog post for the topic “social media and citizen journalism”, next up – Social media and how it encourages teens to be promiscuous, display violent behavior because of online gaming, buy luxury goods because celebrities tout what they wear in their Facebook Again, you would need to have either looked through the EG1413 […]

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So, it seems it ain’t over until the fat lady sings… We have been receiving emails from some Engineering students after the clinic sessions.  Students were either not getting an angle on their topic or are pursuing the many diverse patterns and trends they read about. So, they’ve got either too hazy a topic  or too many topics […]

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Clinic Sessions for Engineering Students

Nothing beats the flexibility of coming to a library session, get a head-start on your project and leave without having to worry about time or rushing for your next class. That’s what the librarians wanted 1st Year Engineering students of EG1413 (Critical Thinking and Writing module) to have when they developed the 3-hour clinic sessions. […]

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TNL meets Rambling Librarian

I met the Rambling Librarian last week. A rambler he ain’t. But he is one rockin’ librarian. The guy does all sorts of things – draws, composes music, reads like there is no tomorrow and top of it all does a pretty good job at facilitating and teaching. I was at NLB Academy learning how […]

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My Aunt

My aunt’s animated face in full color jumped out at me when I flipped through yesterday’s newspapers. “She’s writing again?” Hey, don’t get me wrong – I love my Aunty Poh. She’s the only aunt who appreciates my Mum for who she really is. That is one single quality of her that many do not […]

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