A small but hearty crowd of students gathered at Kitao last Saturday to listen to poems and the occasional rap and song. The open mic was hosted by Swarthmore’s Organization for Low Income Students and Our Art Spoken in Soul — Swarthmore’s
On Saturday, November 8, Swarthmore’s fourth annual CUPSI team was selected at a qualifier held in LPAC. The five teammates are entering this process having had various experiences with each other and the competition at large. Four of the poets have competed
Last Saturday, Swarthmore’s spoken word group, OASIS, hosted its annual qualifier for the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational. This is the fourth running year that OASIS has sent a team to the invitational, which this year will take place in Richmond, Va.
Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG. On March
Last year, Swarthmore students travelled to Los Angeles to participate for the first time in the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational. This year Swarthmore’s CUPSI team will compete again, this time at Barnard College in New York. This year’s team consists of
This year is something of a breakthrough for spoken word poetry at Swarthmore. This past spring, a team of five students represented the college for the first time at CUPSI, Los Angeles’ annual College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational. OASIS, the campus’ slam
Five members of OASIS (Our Art, Spoken in Soul), the spoken word poetry group on campus, flew to Los Angeles over the weekend to represent Swarthmore College for the first time at the College Unions’ Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI). Held at the