Poetry

WU-SLam showcases written poetry in ‘Genesis’ zine

Though the foray into written poetry isn’t unique in the club’s history, 2021 marks the club’s first zine in the last decade. The reason? The coronavirus pandemic.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

WU-SLam poets perform in first scored event of the year

From goth culture to police brutality, spousal abuse, anxiety and saving the planet by falling in love, WU-SLam poets immortalized experiences and circumstance in spoken word this past Friday; the lighthearted and the severe, the mundane and the momentous. This event was the first scored slam of the year put on by WU-SLam.

Ellie Ito | Contributing Writer

ALAS to host slam poetry open mic night with WU-SLam

Since the open mic night is being hosted by ALAS, it also functions as a way to boost visibility for Wash. U.’s Latinx students.

| Staff Writer

Asian American Association to hold annual Open Mic Night

Washington University’s Asian American Association (AAA) will showcase student talent at its annual Open Mic Night on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 2-4 p.m. in Ursa’s.

Jaden Satenstein | Staff Writer

Balancing rocks and balloons

Ruth Durrell, Casey Mason, Hannah Beilenson, Rosie Wallach and Savannah Bustillo make up the contingent WU-SLam is sending to CUPSI, hosted at the Univeristy of Illinois at Chicago this year. It’s these differences in each member’s style—concrete imagery versus head in the clouds metaphor—that make the team a cohesive unit as a whole despite it being the first time any of the six have competed in the event.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

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