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Mapping Akron project encourages meaning of community within its neighborhoods

Angelia Kellhofer, Reporter May 2, 2023

The Wick Poetry Center is a credential resource for students to express their voice and work towards a goal of better understanding of what it means to be a part of a community. Wick currently conducts...

National youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman recites her inaugural poem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Jan. 20. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)

Inauguration poet Amanda Gorman sparks inspiration at Kent State

Hannah Lawrence Reporter January 28, 2021

Amanda Gorman’s poem at the presidential inauguration opened the eyes of Americans to the world of poetry.Gorman, 22, took the title of youngest inaugural poet in history. She is also set to release...

9/11 BLM Protest

Savannah Monks September 11, 2020

Dr. Geraldine Nelson, president of the Portage County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), speaks about the changes that have taken place in Portage County due to the Black...

Wick Poetry

Music and poetry event to commemorate 50th anniversary of May 4

As the spring semester begins, it brings with it the 50th anniversary of the May 4 shootings. The Wick Poetry Center issued a national call for poems centered around the themes of peace, conflict transformation...

Graduate Wick Fellow Carrie George gives a tour to Moira Ledinsky a former Kent State student during homecoming on Sept. 21, 2019. Ledinsky entered a line in the Traveling Stanza poem.

Wick Poetry Center open house welcomes poetry community, releases Global Peace Poem

The Wick Poetry Center held an open house during Homecoming weekend and showcased the Global Peace Poem.The Global Peace Poem, released Sept. 15, is a poem anyone can add to and is in memory of the May...

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