19 Insta-Poets You Need to Know

It’s official: we’re living in the “age of the Insta-poet.” The “Insta-poet” is defined as a young poet who publishes verse primarily on social media. With social media’s dominance in our ever-evolving digital world, it’s not surprising to hear that Instagram, alongside various other social media platforms, is contributing to the success of aspiring artists. While…

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12 Female Poets Who’ve Shaped Poetry

It’s important to highlight the extraordinary influence female poets have had on our literary culture. Early codes of feminine behavior did not encourage women to express their personal passions, desires, and reflections through writing. Though women have written poetry for ages, it wasn’t until the first wave of the women’s movement in the twentieth century…

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10 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month

April showers bring May flowers and a month full of poetry! April was inaugurated as National Poetry Month by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. It’s since become the largest literary celebration in the world with poets, schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and countless others celebrating poetry’s legacy and impact on our culture. From attending…

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7 Spring-Cleaning Tips for Students

It’s official: spring has sprung! As we start to rise from winter hibernation, it’s time to tidy things up and embrace the start of a new season. During a long, cold winter, it’s easy to collect clutter and feel unmotivated to finish the school year strong. While cleaning may sound like a drag, it doesn’t…

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Final Exam Prep: 10 Study Tips to Combat Test Anxiety

Spring is finally upon us—which means longer days, warmer weather, and the impending dread of finals week. While this may not be your first rodeo, it doesn’t mean that you don’t get anxious come test time. Test anxiety can be extremely debilitating and drastically alter your performance. According to the ADAA, the causes of test…

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