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UCre8 presents: The Jeffers Project

JeffersThe Jeffers Project is a dramatic presentation of poetry written by local author, Maria James-Thiaw and Pennsylvania native, Robinson Jeffers. Jeffers is being honored this year by the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Program. The part of Jeffers is being played by Steve Anderson, while Maria James-Thiaw plays the voice of the contemporary poet. The event, directed by UCre8 founder, Janet Bixler, is being presented in conjunction with the Poetry Out Loud competition at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore on Thursday, February 6th at 6 PM. Admission is free. Continue reading


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City Centered: A History

nmp5500If you are a new student at Central Pennsylvania College, I bet you have been told that the original campus was in downtown Harrisburg.  If you’ve been with Central Penn for a while now, that little tidbit of information has probably drilled itself into your skull through repetition and from retelling it to every person who has asked you about the college.  Have you had classes or meetings in the old room of Milano Hall that looks like it came from straight out of a 1920’s crime noire?  Maybe you’ve passed by it so many times now that you don’t even remember what side of Milano it is on.  Or maybe you are on the other end of the fulcrum and you have spent days digging up the history of the college and you practically live in old newsprint.  Wherever you fall on the issue, we are part of the same story.

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