Maia Hembruff

U.S Pulitzer Prize poet shares experience of racial injustice through poetry

Pulitzer Prize in Poetry winner and two-term Poet Laureate of the United States Natasha Trethewey’s work focuses around unearthing the racial injustices of the U.S. Civil War, written through the lens of her own experiences as well as historical events. Trethewey has written five poetry collections, including her latest collection which was released Tuesday, titled…

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Building on History: East Hall

East Hall is one of many buildings bordering the University of Rhode Island’s campus quadrangle, a spot that thousands of students walk through every day. According to an article from Rhody Today, “Buildings on the URI Quadrangle Constructing History”, East Hall was named after its location. The building sits along Lippitt road on the northeast…

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