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Students share experiences through poetry

Students share experiences through poetry

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

April 9, 2018

Freshman Qiaolu Zou misses her family back in China. So she chose to write about mooncakes, a traditional dessert, in a poem  exhibition between international and elementary school students. Several University of Wisconsin-Whitewater international students shared poems they wrote in the “Where I’m F...

Poetry as an outlet

Poet Kyla Lacey performs her work on Feb. 22 at the Down Under in the University Center.

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

February 26, 2018

Some topics are hard to talk about, but as poet Kyla Lacey says, “the conversation may stop, but the racism continues.” This was one of the ideas behind her poem titled “White Privilege,” which she performed for a small, intimate crowd of listeners Feb. 22 in the UC Down Under. Lacey wa...

UW-W professor teaches war poetry

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Professor of Languages and Literature John McGuigan presented To Do and Die: World War I Poetry and the End of Victorian Progress Oct. 9, as part of the lecture series Reflections on the Great War, which runs through November at Fairhaven Senior Services. McGuigan’s lecture focused on the way The ...

The Asia Project delivers poetry from the heart

The Asia Project delivers poetry from the heart

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus   A small group of about 20 students gathered in the UC Down Under Thursday night to engage in a poetry performance by The Asia Project. Asia Samson, a slam poet, was accompanied by his brother-in-law Jollan Aurelio, who plays guitar. The night...

UW-Whitewater Forensics Team shines in California

UW-Whitewater Forensics competes in national tournament.

January 29, 2014

Speech team finishes second out of 24 collegiate teams Jan. 29, 2014 By Michael Riley   The UW-Whitewater Forensics Team took second place out of 24 schools at the two-day Cal State University, Long Beach Swing Tournament on Jan. 24 to 26. The seven-person team competed in 11 different...

Chin’s poetry will share her struggles

March 9, 2011

Spoken word artist performs tonight in UC Staceyann Chin, a spoken word poet, featured on television shows such as 60 Minutes and The Oprah Winfrey Show, will perform at 7 p.m. today in the University Center’s Hamilton Room. She will share her struggle as a Jamaican homosexual. In Ja...

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