Wade Lewis Poetry Slam Returns to New Paltz

The second largest collegiate slam poetry competition on the east coast returned to New Paltz on March 1 and 2. Teams included Yale, Dartmouth, Wesleyan, NYU, Middlebury, SUNY Oneonta, Brown, Geneseo, Urban Lyrics and the SUNY New Paltz Slam Team. This year’s competition featured host Omar Holman and special guest, two-time Individual Poetry Slam Champion, Buddy akefield. Professional workshops were also hosted by Elliott Smith and Joanna Hoffman.

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NPR Foreign Correspondent Teaches Journalism at New Paltz

Thu Apr 4 , 2013
For two weeks in April, journalism majors will hear first-hand accounts of reporting in the Middle East including car bombings, journalists kidnappings, constant fear, all through the medium of radio news. National Public Radio (NPR)’s foreign correspondent Deborah Amos will serve as the spring 2013 James H. Ottaway Sr. professor […]