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“Black excellence, Black empowerment, Black success” exemplified by black out photograph

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Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

September 16, 2020

To help create a sense of unity in students who are part of the Black campus community, members of the Black Student Union and other Black student organizations gathered together on Sept. 10 to take a blackout photograph, wearing all black attire.  Jamilah Kangudja, a graduate student of educational leadership a...

The story behind alumni’s Caribbean restaurant: Fazmoz

Fazmoz

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter

February 18, 2020

Fatisha Evans, University alumni and former Caribbean Student Organization member, opened a Caribbean restaurant in August of last year called Fazmoz to provide the community with Caribbean-style food and culture. After graduating in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in marketing, Evans stayed in Wichita...

Caribbean Student Organization to hold Expressions on March 29

Randi Heaton, Reporter

March 28, 2019

Music will be playing, people will be dancing, and the food will be cooking on March 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Akin Auditorium. It's the biggest event the Caribbean Student Organization holds this semester and is free for all students. The CSO uses the event to help educate students learn more about...

SGA to celebrate international cultures March 11-13

Clarissa Alvarado, Reporter

March 8, 2019

As a way to celebrate international cultures, the Student Government Association is collaborating with organizations to have three days of activities from March 11-March 13. Kerdell Cuffy, finance senior, senior class senator and chair of the campus culture committee, is the organizer of the event. She sai...

Mechanical engineering senior wins BSU 6th annual talent show

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Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

February 27, 2019

As the spotlight dims, Grantley Samuels, mechanical engineering senior, approaches the stage with his steel pans. Silence falls over the crowd as everyone becomes mesmerized by his exuberant presence. As the Caribbean-Latin music fills the silence of the room, Samuels leaves the audience wanting more. With...

Live at the Lake Caribbean style

Garrett Hutchinson

September 28, 2016

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art hosted its last Live at the Lake event with a performance from the Caribbean steel drum band. The Museum of Art hosted these events throughout the summer. The museum has hosted the Live at the Lake events for the past seven years, and the last four years have been under...

About 300 attend CaribFest parade 2015

A group gathers before the Caribfest Parade to take a group photo with a flag of the Bahamas in the green space outside Clark Student Center where students got their bodies painted Sept. 25. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Samuel Sutton

September 25, 2015

Flashy colors and upbeat music served as the highlights for about 300 people attending the CaribFest parade on Friday night. "I just love the atmosphere here, man. I went last year, and loved everything I saw, but this year is much bigger," Gerald Ezendu, a junior in nursing said. Tim Torres,...

Campus rallies to support victims of tropical storm Erika

Erine Fontaine, accounting senior, and Samara Stedman, biology senior, view pictures in Bolin 100 of the aftermath of the tropical storm Erika at the Caribbean Student Organization Candlelight Vigil, Sept. 1. Photo by Francisco Martinez

eddie naidicz

September 1, 2015

After the remnants of tropical storm Erika hit the Caribbean island of Dominica last week, roads were rendered impassable, homes were destroyed and people were left without basic supplies, including food and water. More than 170 people gathered in Bolin Hall Tuesday night to support the remem...

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