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Visiting journalist Dawn Paley co-teaches course on media writing

Sara Platnick

November 17, 2015

Journalist Dawn Paley visited campus from Nov. 10-15 for a talk and a five day workshop on media writing.

Poet Kane Smego turn ideas into spoken word

James Kennedy

February 5, 2015

Slam poet Kane Smego will be performing from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. in the Reid Coffeehouse on Friday, Feb. 6. Aspiring or experienced poets can also attend a workshop at 4 p.m. where Smego will help students transform their ideas into spoken word poetry. Smego is renowned speaker, poet and the artistic...

Many groups fund activism workshop

Linnaea Weld

October 3, 2014

Today artist and activist Dana Lyons will be offering both a workshop and concert for students. Campus Climate Challenge (CCC) has been working on bringing Lyons to campus since last semester, but many groups on campus have helped to put on today's events. Senior Collin Smith was instrumental in gaining...

Vancouver artist Joseph Wu challenges limitations of origami form

Vancouver artist Joseph Wu challenges limitations of origami form

Nate Lessler

October 28, 2010

After Intercultural Center Program Advisor  Ben Wu '07 saw the PBS documentary "Between the Folds" over the summer, he was inspired to create a hands-on event on campus that would challenge commonplace views of origami. "I had never really done anything with origami, but the film really expanded my [view of it]," said Ben Wu."I kind of wanted to [create an event] that was interactive . . . I'm hoping that it will give people a differen...

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