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Parade members dance to music at the parade.

Caribfest Parade brings Caribbean culture to the streets of campus

Stephanie Robledo and Thalia Doe September 29, 2021

Caribfest came to an end with a parade Saturday, Sept. 25 at 1:30 p.m. that began at the Hardin Administration building and ended at Sunwatcher Plaza. The parade highlighted Caribbean culture with music,...

Esco Levi and Krim celebrate after the formers crowning.

Caribfest Soca Show: “Music Is My Paradise”

Lauren Colpitts, Reporter September 26, 2021

Soca music, originating in the Caribbean island of Trinidad, mixes many different musical styles including calypso, reggae and latin, to name a few. However, most well known, Soca is primarily influenced...


The story behind alumni’s Caribbean restaurant: 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...

Fazmoz: A taste of the Caribbean in the south

Fazmoz: A taste of the Caribbean in the south

Jeri Moore, Business Manager February 3, 2020

Fazmoz is a new addition to the Wichita Falls international food scene. Located at 2611 Plaza Pkwy, this new Carribean fare is a great way to think of warm and balmy places while the Texas weather toys...

Joel Thomas, alumnus carried off field by Innis House player after being dismissed during Caribbean Students Organization cricket competition. Photo by Sharome Burton. April 7.

Caribbean students bring cricket to campus

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer April 10, 2019

The Caribbean Student's Organization (CSO) brought a taste of regional flavor to the campus grounds on April 7 when it held its annual cricket competition at the free-play fields near the D.L. Ligon...

Guy laughing

About 150 people watch Caribfest Parade

Stephen Gomez, Reporter October 6, 2018

Before the afternoon rain sent the people watching the culture show scrambling, about 150 people — many of them also attending Family Day events — watched the Caribfest Parade with just as many actually...

Students get Caribbean experience with new Study Abroad program

Luke Bryant, Reporter September 17, 2018

The Island of Grenada, one of the Caribbean islands, was the newest destination for the Study Abroad program, a program that allowed students to attend a foreign university for two weeks while being...

Wichita Falls has a problem with xenophobia, racism

Damian De Silva, Columnist April 27, 2018

MSU and Wichita Falls have a profound issue with bigotry, xenophobia and racism. This is by no means a damning review, since some of the most wonderful, genuine, kind-hearted people I know are Wichitans...

Caribbean students pose for a picture during the Caribfest parade in front of Pierce Hall on Sept. 30. Photo by Sara Keeling

Caribfest events give back to community and Caribbean

Herbert McCullough October 3, 2017

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...

Students feel effects of Hurricane Maria

Students feel effects of Hurricane Maria

Judelle Tyson September 27, 2017

As Hurricane Maria churned through the Caribbean last Monday, its first stop was a direct hit to the island of Dominica. According to the country's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit via a live broadcast...

Danielle Dowe, biology senior, at the Caribfest parade on Oct. 4, 2016. Photo by Izziel Latour

Caribfest to begin this month

Judelle Tyson September 12, 2017

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...

Nia White, political science junior, Barbara McGuire, criminal justice junior, and Kim Gundu, respiratory care junior, dance and sing behind a big truck blasting festive Caribbean music down Council Drive, turning onto Comanche Trail, Sept. 25, 2015. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Caribfest set to launch Thursday

Dylan Hall September 28, 2016

Caribfest 2016, one of the biggest events on campus, begins Sept. 29 with a series of events. The annual event, arranged by the Caribbean Student Organization, is entering its 16th anniversary on this...

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