Tag Archives: poetry

Violent Outbreaks Don’t Scare These Student Poets From Their Mission

Despite recent incidents of violent outbreaks, students working with the Lincoln Hills Poetry Project don’t falter from their mission. Lincoln Hills Poetry Workshop is an organization where club members go to the Lincoln Hills School for Boys and the Copper Lake School for Girls in Irma, Wisconsin, to do poetry workshops with the students there. It serves as a positive ... Read More »

Raw Talent Introduced To Campus

Hip-hop dance, African dance, group dance, poetry, spoken word, rap and pieces from prompts received on spoken word nights were showcased at the TIFU Cultural Ensemble on March 11th at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The goal for the event was to provide a place for self expression and cultural richness. When asked what TIFU means, Kaija Miller-Kyles, junior psychology ... Read More »

Students Focus on Writing the Troubles Away

After being on a hiatus, the Lincoln Hills Poetry Project, a student organization at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, has resumed working with troubled youth at the Lincoln Hills Juvenile Detention Center in Wisconsin. Leah Trempe, junior English education major, is the vice-president of the organization. According to Trempe, the organization was forced to go on a hiatus because of ... Read More »

Variety Found at Open Mic Night

While campus is accustomed to Centertainment Productions bringing entertainment to students, Friday night had students bringing entertainment to Centertainment during Open Mic Night. Seven acts performed on stage in the Encore of the Dreyfus University Center, some performers reading poetry, some giving comedy acts and others performing live music. While the poetry readings and comedy acts featured one performer each, ... Read More »

Slam Into A Night Of Poetry

Powerful words, low lighting and emotional performances could be witnessed at Centertainment Production’s first poetry slam event of the year. On the night of Friday, Oct. 21 in the Dreyfus University Center’s Alumni Room, students were encouraged to sign up and perform their personal poetry in front of a seated audience and randomly selected judges from the crowd. Joshua Hanyard, ... Read More »

Five Sundays a Semester

The Lincoln Hills Poetry Project is looking to expand this year. For those who may not know, the LHPP is a project both the university and the Lincoln Hills juvenile detention facility have shared for over fifteen years. Since 1996, students from the university, under faculty supervision, have willingly volunteered their time to invest in this interest group. LHPP has ... Read More »