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DIVERSITY AND TALENT SHINE AT TERPOETS OPEN MIC

Sophomore Maud Acheampong, a government and politics major, performed a poem during Friday's open mic night.

Allison O'Reilly | The Diamondback

"Being in a space with other people that have different walks of life, we're very open to each other and honest," said Asiana Phan, Terpoets president and a junior studio art major. "You can present an idea, but not necessarily challenge another person. There's no need for ugliness or any sort of demeaning language in our space.

"Terpoets had their first open mic night of the semester on Friday in the Maryland Food Collective, where there was a free tofu and vegetable dinner with mint iced tea. Many in the small audience were friends of those performing. Although the audience was intimate, the talent on stage was big enough to impress a whole theater."

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Photo: Sophomore Maud Acheampong, a government and politics major, performed a poem during Friday's open mic night.

Date of Publication: 
9/24/17