Dion during her performance at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Feb. 28, 2020 (Nina Westervelt/The New York Times/Redux Pictures)

Why Céline Dion is what we all need right now

Canada’s beloved pop star is the emotional defibrillator for this exact moment. And we’ve never needed her more.

How to write an essay for university or college that earns top marks

Expert tips from a former teaching assistant and part-time professor on writing an ‘A’ paper

I bought an essay for $25 per page

How easy is it to hand in a paper you didn’t write?

Should a machine mark your essay?

Prof. Pettigrew: grading is best left to real people

Why smart profs want students to use Wikipedia

It encourages research, citation, revision…


University kids write the darndest things

Annual contest publishes the most hilarious examples

Don’t compromise on cheating

Professors must fight plagiarism, even when it’s hard


Due diligence

Is it wrong to pretend deadlines matter when they don’t?

School’s out

Time for catching up


What if failure was not an option?

Would you rather get an F, or be made to rewrite?


Do your prof a favour: write better!

Profs across the country plead for better written essays, and offer tips to help you get there