Preliminary Poets

October 6, 2011 Carolyn Quimby 0

Poet hopefuls filled Student Union 100 equipped with two poems on Wednesday, Sept. 21 in hopes of landing a coveted spot on this year’s SUNY New Paltz Slam Team in the first of the two preliminary poetry slams. SUNY New Paltz alumna, newly appointed coach and former slam team member Kate Brady introduced featured poet Jon Sands. He read poems from his first full-length poetry collection, “The New Clean” (2011, Write Bloody Publishing). “It feels like an honor,” Sands said about performing in New Paltz. “All I’ve […]

War of the Words

December 2, 2010 Maeve Halliday 0

While most people were heading home for Thanksgiving break, a congregation of over 150 students chose to stay on campus Tuesday, Nov. 23 and pile […]