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Emma Collins, a member of the LEXengaged LLP, searches her phone for a second poem to share after her first moved herself and audience members to tears.

Poetry slam allows students to share their stories, identities

Akhira Umar April 12, 2018

The scene was set: shades pulled, lights off, fairy lights on. About 40 students filled the room, all cozy in their chairs, waiting for brave poets to “bare their souls” through spoken word. Each pair...

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