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Swing dancing at Ukrainian Center open to all

Swing dancing at Ukrainian Center open to all

Sofie Geretz

November 8, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment

According to senior Caroline Garland, swing dancing at the Ukrainian American Community Center is a fun activity where you can connect with new people. “The best part is that it’s a really social event and the people that you dance with really just want to have fun and help you get better at dan...

Latino Student Association celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Latino Student Association celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Isabel Kjaer and Sofia Seewald

May 10, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

While watching students of different cultures dance, eat and celebrate, freshman Victoria Palma said the celebration of Cinco de Mayo, May 5, was meant to bring attention to the powerful Latino community. “We, here, have to commemorate Mexico,” Palma said. “We are a strong community, and other people ...

Parkette program revived

Parkette program revived

Dani Orloff and Makagbe Kuyateh

September 26, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

When junior Parkette Mariah Wilson first performed at the Pepfest, she felt anxious, however she gained confidence throughout the dance. “At first I was a little nervous (to perform at the Pepfest), then the crowds started to cheer us on and amp us up,” Wilson said. “It made us feel more confide...

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