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The Blue & Gray Press | August 18, 2018

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Poetry

Political Poets Collective sponsors Resistance Through Poetry event

February 8, 2018 |

By MAGGIE MCCOTTER

Staff Writer

An empty stage with a single microphone sits at the front of the Underground. The atmosphere is set with background music centered around resistance and triumph. Members of the community, as well as UMW students, anxiously await the demonstration of resistance.Read More

Campus Programming and Creative Writing Club host Student Spotlight

October 5, 2017 |

By KIRSTEN QUARFORTH

Contributing Writer

A single spotlight makes a circle on the slightly elevated stage. The pool of light envelops the poet balancing on a small wooden stool, orally reciting a poem he labored over. The audience fell silent for a moment, before they begin to snap their fingers.Read More

Alumna shares poetry with campus

February 6, 2013 |

By CARLY DAVIS
On Thursday night, University of Mary Washington graduate Natalie Illum performed her original slam poetry.Read More

Poetry Lovers Gather for Reading of Mayan ‘Genesis’

December 5, 2012 |

By CHELSEA FULLER
For all the self-proclaimed poetry lovers at the University of Mary Washington, Thursday evening poetry readings may be just what you’re looking for.Read More

'Thursday Poems' Shares Student Poetry

April 25, 2012 |

By MARINA BONANNO

Do you write poetry? Are you interested in readings around campus? This week’s meeting of Thursday Poems showcased the work of The University of Mary Washington 302A Creative Writing students. The readings featured poems, raps and … Read More

Poet Speaks for Afghanistan

April 20, 2011 |

By LANDON JAMES

The University of Mary Washington has always prided itself on constructing a community of diverse people openly sharing different perspectives and ideas. To some, like junior Sajia Alaha Ahrar, this type of communication is essential to promoting … Read More