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Music breathes life into Soca Show to kick-off Caribfest

The last of the 11 performances at the Soca Show for the 21st annual Caribfest brought the crowd to their feet as the night closed out on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Photo by Will Schultz

Jake Clancy, Reporter

October 6, 2018

As the lights flashed around the Sikes Lake Center and the thump of the music reverberated through the performers' and audience's chests, the Soca Show kicked off the 21st annual Caribfest Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m.  As the members of the Caribbean Student Organization put the final touches on the colorful event, they said this ...

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

Alyssa Mitchell

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 began at 8 p.m. Friday night with the introduction of the show host and the three judges. Then...

Caribfest to begin this month

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

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 Suites. The annual event is entering its 20th anniversary on this campus. The event featured a m...

Weekend Caribbean festivities bring island culture to campus

Kamilah Tobin, freshman in mass communication, accepts an award from Kinisha Morris, a junior in social work, in the Miss Carib Fest 2016. Photo by Naomi Skinner

Naomi Skinner

October 5, 2016

For the 19th year, members of the Caribbean Student Organization hosted Caribfest to bring island culture to campus while raising money for local groups.Timon Thomas, the Caribfest chair said, "The money goes to charities such as the Disabled American Veterans and the Wichita Falls Independent Schoo...

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