Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Feature Writing Class were assigned to profile people at the forefront of change: Brianna Knight, a slam poet and co-president of SUNY New Paltz’s Melodía and Movement, uses her platform to increase cultural awareness and celebrate minorities. Brianna Knight, the co-president of Melodía and Movement, […]

On Feb. 2, more than 200 people were crowded in the SUNY New Paltz Multi-Purpose Room. Fifty to 60 of them were poets, who sat in chairs and waited impatiently for an answer they began preparing for months before. Students from Harvard occupied one row of the audience, while N.Y.U. […]

The second largest collegiate slam poetry competition on the east coast returned to New Paltz on March 1 and 2. Teams included Yale, Dartmouth, Wesleyan, NYU, Middlebury, SUNY Oneonta, Brown, Geneseo, Urban Lyrics and the SUNY New Paltz Slam Team. This year’s competition featured host Omar Holman and special guest, […]

Brittany Patane, 20, Art Education major, is the youngest and newest member of the SUNY New Paltz Slam Poetry Team. She discusses the difference between slam and traditional poetry and how she got into the scene. Patane is constantly looking for inspiration in her everyday life. This is Patane’s first […]

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