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Music and dance help promote cultural awareness on campus

December 1, 2004 Lauren Brescia 0

Anyone who walked through Brower Student Center on Nov. 15 was probably blown away by the number of people and the amount of noise filling it, due to the Black Student Union’s (BSU) Cultural Day.

In an effort to bring a diverse atmosphere to the College, BSU held the upbeat event to educate students about the cultures of the African Diaspora. […]

Bracelet sale raises cancer awareness

December 1, 2004 Tammy Tibbetts 0

As Zeta Tau Alpha (ZTA) showed in a fundraiser for breast cancer research, charity and fashion literally go hand-in-hand. The sorority sold pink rubber bracelets imprinted with the slogan “BULLISH ON FINDING A CURE” across campus in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. […]

Step team keeps Cultural Day on the beat

December 1, 2004 Audrey Levine 0

Two days of cultural festivities culminated in a Black Student Union (BSU) sponsored- performance on Nov. 16 by Step Afrika, a dance and step team that specializes in combining modern hip-hop and traditional African movements.

The performance, which took place in the Kendall Hall main theater, featured Zakiya Harris, Aisha Lord, Darrius Gourdine, Paul Woodruff, Jason Nious and Brian McCollum, members of the team who have different backgrounds and career goals, but a shared love of stepping. […]

Actor criticizes media stereotypes of Asian-Americans

December 1, 2004 Becky Barrett 0

Thirty-one-year-old actor Parry Shen does not speak with an accent or deliver Chinese food, although television and movies lead America to believe this is what Asian-Americans do.

“People shape their outlooks on movies,” Shen said in a presentation with the Asian American Association (AAA) on Nov. […]

Autumn Angel combines pageantry with philanthropy

November 17, 2004 Paige Nestel 0

Last Wednesday night, women representing a number of the College’s clubs and organizations participated in a pageant based not on swimsuits, formal wear and appearance, but on strength, intelligence and character.

This year’s Autumn Angel, the fifth annual pageant sponsored by Theta Phi Alpha, pitted 14 women against each other in a number of events. […]

Asian-American stereotypes questioned at True Colors

November 17, 2004 David Rout 24

When it comes to issues of race in America, it’s not always so black and white.

Asian-Americans and other minorities fall victim to the same kinds of racism as African Americans, according to members of the Asian American Association (AAA), who spoke at AAA’s True Colors event last Thursday night. […]

AAA kicks off Experience Asia month with FantAsia

November 10, 2004 Rebecca Scanlon 0

The Asian American Association (AAA) held FantAsia, an assortment of cultural workshops to promote Experience Asia, the November phenomenon celebrating Asian culture with events, speakers, and other workshops, Friday night in the Cromwell lounge.

Thoa Nguin, junior early elementary education and psychology major, as well as Vice President of Internal Affairs of AAA and organizer of FantAsia, estimated that more than 100 people visited the free event between 8 p. […]

College is a playground for children at Child Care Center

November 10, 2004 Daniela Flores 0

It’s a rainy afternoon and half of the College’s students can be found sitting quietly in class, dreading the moment they have to go outside and brave the downpour. The other half can be seen walking across campus with gloomy expressions on their faces.

Just when it seems like there isn’t a happy soul around, a burst of laughter comes from a room in Forcina Hall. […]

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