We thought Kanye West would be perfect because he has such a wide influence and he really extends beyond just his music, College junior and former Kelly Writers House intern Katie Behrman, who helped organize the event, said. As more than 50 students and other visitors filed into the Writers House at 6 p.m., they were greeted by classic Kanye West songs blasting from speakers. Related: Sensible Nonsense discussed at Kelly Writers House The reason why I decided to come out is because I feel like Kanye West is a very creative person, College senior Azani Pinkney said before the event. Hes a visionary We can benefit from listening to Kanye in a way that takes us out of our everyday thought process. The event consisted of eight speakers four Penn students, Vice columnist Drew Millard, assistant professor of communication at Drexel University Devon Powers, University Chaplain Charles Howard and Executive Director of the Philly browse Youth Poetry Movement Greg Corbin.
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