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Spice and Ice win Caribfest Soca Show

The group O.K turns zombie as they dance to the song Carnival Jumbie for the 2017 Caribfest Soca Show hosted in the Sikes Lake Center on Sept. 29. Photo by Marissa Daley
October 3, 2017

Nice jazzy music played by Electric Roots, and colorful lights flashed as about 70 people flooded through the doors to watch the five groups fight for the title of Soca Show winner. The show officially...

Caribfest events give back to community and Caribbean

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

Mr. and Miss Caribfest pageant celebrate Caribbean culture

Beyandra Blanchard, radiology sophomore, performs a monologue about the different cultures between the Caribbean Islands for the 2017 Mr. and Mrs. Caribfest in Akin Auditorium on Sept 28. Photo by Marissa Daley
October 3, 2017

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,...

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