The Untold Story of Hip Hop Honors English at St. Cloud State University

The Untold Story of Hip Hop Honors English at St. Cloud State University

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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with three freshmen at St. Cloud State University about an innovative honors course they’ve taken at the beginning of their collegiate careers.

The class is Mike Dando’s Honors English 160 and teaches the history, form, and function of hip-hop. It’s not just about music, but also the culture and the evolution of America itself. The final exam for Honors English 160 was an open to the public performance on December 16, 2019. of the knowledge that had been dropped all semester long.