W (Washington Semester Program to World Wide Web)
Washington Semester Program
Capitalize it as long as it refers specifically to Marietta College's program. It is conducted
at American University in Washington, D.C.
It is a 10-watt radio station that went on the air on Oct. 1, 1960. WCMO broadcasts to
the campus and local community a varied program including contemporary music, news
from the Associated Press, and local events. The station operates during the academic
WCMO provides television programming to the Marietta Community on a semester-by-semester
schedule on the local cable TV system.
It is a 9,200-watt stereo station, broadcasts classical and jazz music, The Metropolitan
Opera, local news, and some Marietta College sports. The station is staffed by students
and broadcasts all year, 24 hours a day.
Capitalize in this informal reference; see World Wide Web.
Italicize them or insert http:// and list them inside parentheses to avoid confusion with
surrounding punctuation. Ex: For more information see Marietta's Admission Web site
(admission.marietta.edu). Visit Marietta College on the Web (www.marietta.edu).
One word and lower case.
Two words (same for home page).
Two words; list a pertinent Web address (see Web address entry) on everything that goes
out and set it apart by putting it in italics.
In formal English "who" functions as a subject. (Ex: "Who was that?") "Whom" functions
as an object. (Ex: "To whom was the letter sent?" [object of to]).
"Who's" is a contraction. "Whose" is possessive.
William Chamberlain Gurley Observatory
Located on the roof of Mills Hall and has an electrically driven dome for a six-inch Byrne
refractor telescope built in 1882, and an observation platform.
Women In The Sciences (W.I.T.S.)
Capitalize when referencing Marietta’s choir. The Women’s
Choir is open to all students and performs a variety of musical
styles suitable for female voices. No audition is required.
World Wide Web
Three separate words and no hyphen (note that in regular usage, worldwide is one
word). Use the Web for casual reference.