Caribfest events give back to community and Caribbean

Feathered headpieces. Bedazzled bodysuits. Loud island music and dozens of bodies packed together, singing and dancing to the rhythm of the songs. On Sept. 30, the Caribbean Students Organization organized the Caribfest Parade Day and Culture Show. The parade started from the Dillard parking lot … [Read more...]

Mr. and Miss Caribfest pageant celebrate Caribbean culture

Laughter, chatter and loud, upbeat music filled Akin Auditorium on the evening of Sept. 28. About 250 attendees came to support eight students who participated in the 2017 Mr. and Miss Caribfest pageant, the first of four events spanning from Sept. 28-30. Hosted by Caribbean Students … [Read more...]

Caribfest to begin this month

The Caribbean Students Organization gave attendees a taste of what to expect for its upcoming annual Caribfest activities. The official launch of the festival took place on Saturday, Sept. 9 in Comanche Suites. The annual event is entering its 20th anniversary on this campus. The event featured a … [Read more...]

Caribbean Students Organization Presents “Expressions – A Soca Mass Rhythm”

The Caribbean Students Organization will present it’s annual cultural showcase, “Expressions – Soca Mass Rhythm,” April 10 at 7 p.m. in Akin Auditorium. “Expressions is a great cultural event which showcases the Caribbean culture,” said David Joseph, marketing senior and member of the Caribbean … [Read more...]

Student Center lounge repurposed into office space

To make more office space in the student center, the multicultural lounge has been closed and repurposed by student development. The room now is just another office. Cynthia Cummings, special events coordinator, said, “Nobody ever really used the multicultural lounge, so it was turned into office … [Read more...]

Some Caribfest proceeds benefit two local groups

CaribFest brings Wichita Falls alive with a dazzling fusion of colors, fast beat soca music, uniquely hand-made costumes and creative art with the infectious tropical rhythmic sounds. The festival also provides an opportunity for participants to raise money to benefit two local groups. Rhea … [Read more...]

17 acts portray island culture

  More than 100 students and community members came to Akin Auditorium March 29 to see Expressions, the Caribbean Students Organization's 17-act demonstration of the collective ancestry of the Caribbean islands. Deborah Pierre, CSO member, said, "It's very worthwhile for students who … [Read more...]