The Writing Center at CSUSB is offering guidance to students struggling with plagiarism on their research papers. Shelby Reeder, a Writing Center adviser, led a plagiarism workshop to highlight the most common ways students plagiarize and how to prevent it. "There are two main types of plagiarism that students often struggle with," Reeder said, "These types are known as intentional and unintentional plagiarism." Reeder displayed a presentation to students with various examples of plagiarism seen in research papers. Furthermore, she focused on the resources available at CSUSB to aid students who struggle with plagiarism. "With so many writing styles available such as APA, Chicago, … [Read more...] about Writing Center and the fight against plagiarism
By Israel Ramirez |Staff Writer| The city of San Bernardino has surpassed the city of Chicago as the deadliest city in the U.S. Chicago being amongst the three largest cities in the nation is also amongst the top of the list in homicides per year, but is shunned by San Bernardino’s homicide ratio with less than a quarter of Chicago’s population. Having an approximate population of only 216,000 inhabitants, San Bernardino has already seen as much as 50 homicides as October arises, topping Chicago as the deadliest city in the nation according to CBS Los Angeles. If these homicide rates continue, San Bernardino would end the year with a homicide rate of 31 per 100,000 residents, … [Read more...] about San Bernardino tops Chicago as Deadliest City in the U.S.
By R. Anthony Diaz |Asst. Features Editor| Mobsters, trains, machine guns and godly skyscrapers. Most people associate dark things to Chicago but it is anything but. In fact, looking in you really notice its true beauty when you’re sailing on Lake Michigan and see the skyline. All of a sudden the city sounds become faint, as the sun sets in the East and the city lights up like a pile of diamonds glistening on the horizon. Although it is a beautiful city it still has its flaws; I did not realize I had stepped into risky territory until it was too late. I found myself working for Tony Demasi, founder of Tsunami Capital and the Tsunami Foundation. Along with many driven men … [Read more...] about Diaries of a Jet Setter: A guy’s guide to getting lost in Chicago