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A Conversation with Angela Trudel Vasquez

A Conversation with Angela Trudel Vasquez

Maureen Ndubuisi, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

Angela Trudell Vasquez is an author of poems about heritage, love, loss, and everything else that life has to offer. She chooses to write poetry because before her gender, ethnicity, being a wife, sister, or a daughter, she's a poet-- a person of sound, energy, and imagery. "Poetry is bread and wine,...

Where’d You Go, Bernadette: A novel to gobble up

Where’d You Go, Bernadette: A novel to gobble up

Meghan Sullivan, Staff Writer

October 6, 2019

Bernadette Fox is kind of like the family member that you love, despite the fact that they’re a little bit over the top and out-there. She adores her daughter, Bee, more than anything, and she has a very unique sense of getting revenge on the mean girls in town. You’ll start to fall in love with...

Women on the page

Lacey Barke, Writer

February 14, 2019

A lot of events fade in and out of popularity on college campuses, but Telling Women’s Stories is in its tenth year of running at Southwest Minnesota State University, and it shows no sign of slowing down. It is clear to see how this contest remains prominent. There is an evident passion and...

Students Judge Annual Writing Contest

Sabrina Pankratz, A&E Editor

February 14, 2019

Students at SMSU were asked to judge writing from age groups 3rd to 12th grade for the annual Creating Spaces Writing Contest. This is the 15th annual Creating Spaces Writing Contest and students such as Hanna Vos, freshman and Professional Writing and Communication major at SMSU, enjoyed being...

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