Audrey Pettner, a Freshman from Fort Collins has been awarded a Coop gift card for her essay in the first annual Transcript Project competition.  An account of the contest and the six winners appears in this Crimson Article.  Here is Audrey's essay:

Don’t take Shakespeare lying down! See Romeo and Juliet at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival. Trouble listening
to Shakespeare? Join Tom Beresford, a Stanford Stegner Poetry Fellow, published poet and author, current CU
Medical School professor and former HMS faculty, for the Ninth Annual Verse Seminar before the play, at no charge.
Then enjoy Shakespeare under the stars at The Colorado Shakespeare Festival. Bring your lover, star crossed or not!

Verse Seminar: 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR at the University Memorial Center, Room 247

next to the fountain courtyard and the Hellems Building on the CU campus, Boulder 80302

See for location.

No charge

Break for dinner on your own: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet: 8:00 p.m, at the Mary Rippon Outdoor Theater in the Hellems Building

Price: starting at $21. Purchase tickets directly from the Colorado Shakespeare Festival Or buy them over the phone: (303) 492-8008

For questions about the Verse Seminar, contact Tom Beresford at or (303) 246-8077.