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Miss Caribfest: ‘I had sleepless nights.’

Miss Caribfest: ‘I had sleepless nights.’

Dylan Hall

October 5, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Kamilah Tobin isn't new to performing in public. On her native island of St.Kitts, she likes singing and dancing to soca and dancehall music, so when the judges named her Miss Caribfest - after a month of practice and with her inate perseverance, she wasn't too surprised.“I just entered to try somet...

Live at the Lake Caribbean style

Garrett Hutchinson

September 28, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

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...

Caribfest set to launch Thursday

Caribfest set to launch Thursday

Dylan Hall

September 28, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

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 campus.Head organizer and economics senior Andre Tyrell said he believes this year will be the best...

About 300 attend CaribFest parade 2015

About 300 attend CaribFest parade 2015

Samuel Sutton

September 25, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

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,...

Some Caribfest proceeds benefit two local groups

Some Caribfest proceeds benefit two local groups

David Joseph

September 30, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

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 Durand, ...

Caribfest organizers give preview of event

Caribfest organizers give preview of event

Ethan Metcalf

September 17, 2014


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Caribfest is an annual event coordinated by the Midwestern State University Caribbean Students Organization. Caribfest began 17 years ago and every year the event has grown and attracted large numbers from the community. We aim to bring Caribbean culture and cultural awareness to the community and ...

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