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Welcome to the OCSW!

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SLCC Students can submit their original writing through the OCSW Submission Form.  

Users of the OCSW may search and view its contents for educational and learning purposes. Users of the OCSW may not download, copy, or otherwise plagiarize its contents. OCSW contents hold the Creative Commons Attribution—Non-Commercial license. This license lets others re-mix, revise, and build upon the original work for non-commercial uses. (Faculty may contact the SLCC Writing Across the College Director for additional permissions.)

To cite the sources in the OCSW, you must attribute the student author and the OCSW.

Follow the citation templates below and contact the SLCC Writing Across the College Director for author information.

  • APA: Author Last Name, Author First Initial. (Year of Publication) Title. Retrieved from SLCC Open Collection of Student Writing. (Paper ID)
  • Chicago: Author Last Name, Author First Name. “Title.” SLCC Open Collection of Student Writing. Access Date. URL.
  • MLA: Author Last Name, Author First Name. “Title.” SLCC Open Collection of Student Writing. Paper ID:XXXXXXXX. Accessed DD/Month/YYYY.
  • The Jungle: Intersections Between Nutrition & Labor

    Area: Health Sciences, Program: Health Sciences, Type of Writing: Essay (Analytical, Interpretive), Type of Writing: Reflection, Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Multi-Lingual Native
    Document ID: HS.H.S.E.R.1.M.N.3

    Holocaust Exposure Induced Intergenerational Effect of FKBP5 Methylation: Summary and Discussion

    Area: Science, Program: Biology, Type of Writing: Critique/Evaluation, Type of Writing: Summary, Type of Writing: Scientific (writing to communicate scientific research results), Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Multi-Lingual Native
    Document ID: S.B.C.S.S.1.M.N.3

    The Psychopathology of “Mad Gifts”: Alternative Analyses of Mental Illness

    Area: Social Sciences, Program: Psychology, Type of Writing: Essay (Argumentative), Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Multi-Lingual Native
    Document ID: SS.P.E.1.M.N.3

    Effects of Smartphone & Social Media Overuse on Romantic Relationships

    Area: Humanities, Type of Writing: Essay (Argumentative), Course Level: 2000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: H.E.2.N.3

    My Last Carnival party

    Area: Humanities, Program: Composition, Type of Writing: Essay (Explorative), Type of Writing: Reflection, Course Level: 0900, English Speaking Nativeness: Non-Native
    Document ID: H.C.E.R.0.N.3

    Loss of an Infant is not FAIR, but Help Should Be

    Area: Humanities, Program: Composition, Type of Writing: Essay (Argumentative), Course Level: 0900, English Speaking Nativeness: Non-Native
    Document ID: H.C.E.0.N.3

    Funeral Home Marketing

    Area: Health Sciences, Program: Mortuary Science, Type of Writing: Critique/Evaluation, Course Level: 2000
    Document ID: HS.M.S.C.2.3

    Caskets Summarized

    Area: Health Sciences, Program: Mortuary Science, Type of Writing: Summary, Course Level: 2000
    Document ID: HS.M.S.S.2.3

    Wasatch Community Gardens – Service-Learning Reflection

    Area: Humanities, Program: English, Type of Writing: Reflection, Course Level: 2000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: H.E.R.2.N.3

    Impacts of Wildfires

    Area: Science, Program: GeoScience, Type of Writing: Report, Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: S.G.R.1.N.3

    Heart Malformation

    Area: Social Sciences, Program: Anthropology, Type of Writing: Essay (Analytical, Interpretive), Course Level: 1000
    Document ID: SS.A.E.1.3

    Zodiac Killer

    Area: Social Sciences, Program: History, Type of Writing: Essay (Explorative), Type of Writing: Profile, Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: SS.H.E.P.1.N.3

    Marijuana Should Not Be Legalized

    Area: Social Sciences, Program: Political Science, Type of Writing: Essay (Argumentative), Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Non-Native
    Document ID: SS.P.S.E.1.N.3

    Do we have the right to Judge Homeless People?

    Area: Humanities, Program: Composition, Type of Writing: Essay (Explorative), Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Non-Native
    Document ID: H.C.E.1.N.3

    A Blessing for Hawaiians

    Area: Science, Program: Physics, Type of Writing: Essay (Argumentative), Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Non-Native
    Document ID: S.P.E.1.N.3

    Reflection/Statement of Goals and Choices for “Why Our Speech is Free”

    Area: Humanities, Program: Composition, Type of Writing: Reflection, Course Level: 2000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: H.C.R.2.N.3

    Why Our Speech is Free

    Area: Humanities, Program: Composition, Type of Writing: Essay (Argumentative), Course Level: 2000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: H.C.E.2.N.3

    Cultural Relativism

    Area: Humanities, Program: Philosophy, Type of Writing: Essay (Analytical, Interpretive), Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: H.P.E.1.N.3

    Annotated Bibliography: Societal Impacts and Effects of Online Education

    Area: Communication, Program: Communication, Type of Writing: Annotated Bibliography, Course Level: 2000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: C.C.A.B.2.N.3

    Societal Impacts and Effects of Online Education

    Area: Communication, Program: Communication, Type of Writing: Essay (Argumentative), English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: C.C.E.N.3

    Gallifrey Newspaper

    Area: Humanities, Program: Composition, Type of Writing: Journalism (writing for news media), Course Level: 2000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: H.C.J.2.N.3

    Night of the Living Dead: Movie Review

    Area: Humanities, Program: Composition, Type of Writing: Critique/Evaluation, Course Level: 2000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: H.C.C.2.N.2

    The Seventh Sin of Memory: Persistence

    Area: Social Sciences, Program: Psychology, Type of Writing: Report, Type of Writing: Research (writing to present researched information), Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: SS.P.R.R.1.N.2

    Personal Ethics and Financial Reporting

    Area: Business, Program: Accounting, Type of Writing: Response, Course Level: 1000
    Document ID: B.A.R.1.2

    Gentilischi & Caravaggio Comparison Essay

    Area: Arts, Program: Visual Art & Design, Type of Writing: Essay (Analytical, Interpretive), Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: A.V.A.&.D.E.1.N.2

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