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Roosevelt WITS student reading at Cathedral Coffee

May 25, 2017

Cathedral Coffee was standing-room-only during our WITS student reading for Roosevelt High School! Thirteen students shared their work, which varied widely in tone and subject matter, and between fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Students from Shawn Swanson and Deanna Delgado’s freshman classes…

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Lincoln Students WITS Reading @LiteraryArts

May 15, 2017

The Literary Arts studio was full for the WITS end-of-residency reading by Lincoln High School students. Twelve students shared their work with an audience of almost fifty parents, friends, teachers, and peers. It was easy to tell which writer each student…

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Grant High School WITS reading at Broadway Books

May 15, 2017

Broadway Books once again warmly hosted Grant High School WITS students for their end-of-residency reading. Owner Kim Bissell welcomed folks and reminded all that the bookstore’s 25th birthday is coming up on May 20th (and that there will be cake!)…

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Siddhartha Mukherjee

Siddhartha Mukherjee

May 24, 2017

Siddhartha Mukherjee recounts the history of genetic science and discovery, and explores the implications of modern genetic research.

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