Statement 2015 Launch Reception

  • Co-organizers Jonathan Lee and Jamie Tice review final preparations
    Co-organizers Jonathan Lee and Jamie Tice review final preparations
  • Following dinner, the audience settles in for the program.
    Following dinner, the audience settles in for the program.
  • Dr. Lena Chao and Dr. Lauri Ramey present Lucas Benitez with the Dean's Prize.
    Dr. Lena Chao and Dr. Lauri Ramey present Lucas Benitez with the Dean's Prize in Prose.
  • Ron Pettie, director of the Colonnade Art Gallery and Studios, presents an award to Emilio Guerra.
    Ron Pettie, director of the Colonnade Art Gallery and Studios, presents an award to Emilio Guerra.
  • Amanda Wang reads her poem "Mother, Yea High"
    Amanda Wang reads her poem "Mother, Yea High"
  • The capacity crowd listens to one of the student authors
    The capacity crowd listens to one of the student authors
  • Tomas Benitez reads from "The Old Man Who Left His Christmas Lights On All Year Long"
    Tomas Benitez reads from "The Old Man Who Left His Christmas Lights On All Year Long"
  • Dr. Ramey not only serves as faculty adviser, she also serves cake.
    Dr. Ramey not only serves as faculty adviser, she also serves cake.
  • Some of the staff of Statement Magazine
    Some of the staff of Statement Magazine