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Alaska Pacific University Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 3: The West)

*Alaska Pacific University* Two words have never modeled one thing— More than this thing which APU clings, The words are apart, but like us they need the other, There is a oneness found in Each Other. In the largest state,

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Columbia University Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 2: The Northeast)

*Columbia University* Our Alma Mater, Let us address thee. At your ivy threshold, the blue academy of New York’s finest, We alert the presses of your honors & fill the news of your highness. Columbia Daily Spectator, monthly fills of

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American University Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 2: The Northeast)

*American University* Great University wearing our colors and name, Fortify this dream upon the Northeast, Represent in accuracy with patriot’s aim, Stream the stripes with uniformity’s crease. Over the redwood trees of dawn, Above the tracks of oppression’s lawn, The

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Smith College Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 2: The Northeast)

*Smith College* She sings a snaring song. A song not to dance to, But dedicated to gliding forward. She sings a mind-altering song for Those who were always told it is unsafe To dive the waters. She sings of writers

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Illinois Tech Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 1: The Midwest)

*Illinois Tech* Next Stop: 35th-Bronzeville-IIT. Doors Closing. We are the Green Line that streamlines innovation with reputation—Opening worlds with a synergy driven by a mission and a vision. These lives in Chicago will be transformed by an international influence. We

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University of Iowa Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 1: The Midwest)

*Iowa Hawkeyes* When history’s pages sit still—we will write first. We don’t accept inequality—we right the curse. This is an equal-opportunity space Where biases erase and creativity may race. On Ye Hawkeyes to the Pedestrian Mall! Where the only thing

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Notre Dame Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 1: The Midwest)

*Our Lady* As long as I live—I will fight for her name, With my hand—Strong and True; When I die, as my innards blacken, My heart will stay Golden & Blue. *** When you ask a kid growing up in

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University of Houston Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 4)

From Alma Mater Vol. 4: The South: *University of Houston* You are above the Williams Tower. You are above the J.P. Morgan Chase Tower. You see that flooring Houston skyline? You are above it all. Because you are the Energy

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Southern Miss Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 4)

*Southern Miss* (Set to the Melody of “Bad Moon Rising” by Creedence Clearwater Revival) I see—Gold Eagles arisin’, I see—touchdowns on the way…. I see—these Spacious Skies heightnin’ I see—Good times today… Ya’ll come watch the flight, Well it’s bound

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Dream Match

*Dream Match* Close your eyes & Dream with Me. And together: Let’s ask the age-old question, “What if?” What if two people at their best could defy time and space and meet in the middle of the circle? Not the

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