poetry slam

December 7, 2015 - 5:09pm
Eleven students compete to be top poet in skill, presence and content at Verbal Blend's 6th annual poetry competition.

One mic: one voice.

October 29, 2015 - 4:10pm
The LGBT Resource Center hosted four poets at "Dear Straight People," the keynote event for Coming Out Month.

“Dear Straight People: Congratulations, we made it to 2015 without having this conversation,” Yazmin Monet Watkins said in front of a lively audience that snapped and cheered at Hendricks Chapel on Tuesday night.

May 28, 2013 - 6:17am
Syracuse walk-on football player Hernz Laguerre competes in the worlds of the gridiron and poetry slams.

English and football didn't come easy to Hernz Laguerre Jr.

But today, he excels at both crafts.

Laguerre, a broadcast and digital journalism freshman, enjoys performing at live poetry slams during his spare time. This past school year, he also walked on to the Syracuse University football team.