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Poetry slam to honor Langston Hughes

February 14
Filed under News, Online

In honor of African-American Heritage Month, Omega Psi Phi fraternity is hosting a Langston Hughes poetry slam. It will take place at 7:11 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the Lumpkin Hall Auditorium, Room 2030. Poetry slams are competitions in which poets read original works, and their performances... Read more »

Annual poetry reading to be held at Bob’s Bookstore Thursday

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter
October 16
Filed under News, Opinions

The annual Nancy Hennings Memorial Poetry Reading is coming back this year after not happening last year because of a lack of funds. The English department will host the reading 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Bob’s Bookstore at 601 Monroe Ave. English professor Daiva Markelis, who also writes fiction... Read more »

SACIS show gives message of empowerment

SACIS show gives message of empowerment

Cassie Buchman, News Editor
September 26
Filed under News, Showcase

At Voices and Visions of Empowerment, LaPorshia Graves told the story of a woman who has given everything to everyone for her whole life, without thinking of herself. “What does she have left? She has herself, so she built herself up,” Graves, a graduate student studying political science, said... Read more »

Creative non-fiction class prepares for open reading

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor
December 7
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Students of an advanced creative nonfiction class will be performing some of their written work from in a public literary reading. The reading is titled “The Ghost of the Writer’s Present” and will take place at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in 7th Street Underground. The course is taught by Charlotte... Read more »

Poets offer advice at memorial poetry reading

Poets offer advice at memorial poetry reading

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor
September 21
Filed under News, Showcase

During the Allen Neff Memorial Poetry reading, Wyn Cooper and Matthew Minicucci read some of their own written work to the members of the Eastern community. The two poets maintained now only a professional atmosphere, but there was also some humor added to some of their works. This was the first... Read more »

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