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Faculty of the Fortnight: Gayle Brandeis

November 20, 2014

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In Gayle Brandeis’ classroom, the students read aloud stories from their lives that they have just put onto paper. Brandeis smiles warmly and adds supportive commentary after every piece. Writing has been at the center of he... Read more »

Faculty of the Fortnight: Katie Zanto

October 23, 2014

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BY Natalie Clark Postles  Katie Zanto, mother, wife and the chair of Interdisciplinary Studies at Sierra Nevada College joined the faculty in the winter of 2004, and is currently at the end of her 10th year here at SNC. Zan... Read more »

Letter to the Editor By Chris Muravez, SNC Senior

September 25, 2014

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I’d like to address my concerns regarding the building of a presidential residence on campus. I, along with many other students whom I’ve spoken to on this subject, have grave concerns regarding the impact of this project.... Read more »

Third Wednesday Reading draws in large crowd

September 24, 2014

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The Third Wednesday Readings taking place in the Prim Library are a way for faculty and guest speakers to informally interact with the students at Sierra Nevada College. On Wednesday Sept. 17, Thomas Wade Brown, instructor of Hu... Read more »

Faculty of the Fortnight: Betts Markle

September 10, 2014

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You enter and hear nothing but silence.In this dimly lit space, students gather and study. It’s a calming atmosphere of tranquility.Here and there among the library’s stacks, students grab books. Often they’re greete... Read more »

Interview with Patricia Smith

December 12, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Feature

Patricia Smith is an amazing professor. On top of this, she is an award winning poet and a well known writer. Get a glimpse into her life and how she became the writer she is today.

Writer Inspired by Motown Wins Prestigious Award

November 7, 2013

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Illustrious storyteller Patricia Smith recently won the 2013 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets for her most recent collection of poetry, “Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah.” Founded in 1975, the Lenore Marshall Poet... Read more »

Writers in the Woods: Spoken Word sparks creativity

September 26, 2013

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Rhythm, rhyme, sound, words and meaning encompassed the second of the Writers in the Woods series. The evening included a one hour spoken word presentation followed by an open mic on Friday, Sept. 20, at Sierra Nevada College. The... Read more »