OASiS open mic brings slam poetry to Swatties

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

CUPSI team of eclectic voices readies for VCU

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

CUPSI Showcase

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

Spoken Word Sees Growth On Campus

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