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Intersectionality at the Barn with Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

On a chilly and blustery Tuesday evening, the Barn opened its doors to an evening of poetry and intersectionality by Sri Lankan author Leah...

More than spoken word: when truth is told with emotion

The Barn at UCR held its first major event this year last Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Students filled in by the dozens and...

Oxford Professor of Poetry, Simon Armitage, gives reading on campus

One of England's leading poets and current professor of poetry at Oxford Simon Armitage gave a reading followed by a book signing last Wednesday...

Highlander Journal

  "Cityscape" by Faraz Rizvi Wade through stygian night, Through sprawl of suburbia outward Into urban territory. A single image of being in a place: Los Angeles skyline jutting upward...

U.S. invited to contribute to epic poem

On Sept. 17, the U.S. Poet Laureate and former UCR creative writing professor Juan Felipe Herrera opened the “La Familia,” (The Family) poem as...

A night of more than just spoken word

Moody lights, chill vibes and amazing poetry: What more can you ask for from an evening of spoken word? From the gate, a large...

Our happiness is your happiness: Unity for a community

Happiness was a contagious condition at UC Riverside’s Unity Poem Fiesta. Taking place on Oct. 9, the event sprawled over the grounds outside the...

Helping Hands for Haiyan

On Nov. 7, the Philippines were struck by Typhoon Haiyan, the fourth-strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded, and the strongest storm to ever hit land....

Poesía Peligrosa at the Barn

“We be the silenced ones!” Poesía Peligrosa commemorated Latino heritage through song, spoken word, art and dance at the Barn on Feb. 21. Marisol L....