Magazine Archive - December 2017

December 21, 2017

A gift for friendship: Christmas at the school

Faculty , The Buckley Experience , 30th Anniversary

For 30 years at the school, reconnecting with students and faculty has always been one of the joys of the holidays....

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December 14, 2017

Published, Promoted, Debated: Buckley Friends Making News

Alumni , Faculty , Seen|Read|Heard

Passionate speakers and spirited debate, publications to celebrate, and a toast to the future of historic Charleston....

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December 14, 2017

Star Wars and the Force of Simple Words

Seen|Read|Heard , Instruction , Public Speaking , Just For Fun

Does the power of Star Wars lie in its use of simple words? Can you channel that force to improve your writing and speaking? Here's what your dictionary is telling you....

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December 11, 2017

Rhetorical Device of the Month: Paralipsis

Public Speaking , Seen|Read|Heard , Faculty , Rhetorical Devices

It's the rhetorical device that let's you be naughty AND nice...and it happens to be a Donald J. Trump favorite...

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December 5, 2017

Sheepish Speaker Overcomes Nerves

Public Speaking Fear , Public Speaking , Seen|Read|Heard , Just For Fun

Two secrets for conquering public speaking nerves that New Zealand's champion sheep judges learn--and you can use them, too.

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December 2, 2017

Books for Speakers: Rhetoric & Persuasion

Speaker's Bookshelf , Instruction , Seen|Read|Heard

Some help to develop your rhetorical superpowers with lessons from Aristotle, Lincoln and Homer (Simpson)...

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December 1, 2017

Read Aloud: Some Brillig Nonsense

Poems to Read Aloud , The Buckley Experience , Just For Fun

Relieve holiday stress and stretch your public speaking delivery--with Lewis Carroll's verse....

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December 1, 2017

Mountains, City: Enjoying Salt Lake

Travel , Faculty , Just For Fun

If work takes you to Salt Lake City, how can you use your spare hours to see the sights and find some fun? From local beers to "Brigham Young was here," our coaches report...

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