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French film ‘Let’s Dance’ lacks passion, romance

French film 'Let's Dance' lacks passion, romance

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

“Let’s Dance” is a recently released French film that follows aspiring dancers on the journey to professional dance.  The film focuses on the relationships between dancers from different styles of dance, including hip-hop and ballet.  Although “Let’s Dance” is full of passionate da...

Southern Indiana Dance Marathon to host annual tournament

Southern Indiana Dance Marathon to host annual tournament

Caroline Schultheis, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

The Southern Indiana Dance Marathon will host its annual 3 v 3 basketball tournament Apr. 8 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Recreational Fitness and Wellness Center indoor basketball courts. This event will cost $5 per person and students can sign up until the day of the event online using the l...

Competition: in it to win it

Competition: in it to win it

Jasmine Myers, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

Creative Commons I had been competing in dance since I was 6 years old. As a child, it’s amusing being on stage wearing colorful makeup and elaborate costumes. It wasn’t until I understood the purpose of the long nights practicing a routine and being forced to practice repeatedly until I got th...

‘Come together’: Dance team combines multiple styles, heads to nationals

Senior psychology major Audrey Beckerle and junior nursing major Krista Zieg warm up with leaps at the beginning of dance team practice last October in the Physical Activities Center. The team will be competing in the National Dance Alliance College Nationals Thursday in Daytona, Florida.

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

April 5, 2016

Alyssa Smith The dance team struggled with unity at the beginning of the year. “It’s a very young team. We have a lot of new members this year,” Jennifer Guebert said. “They are each individually very talented, but the goal is to get them to all look like one unit.” More than half of t...

Fiesta to feature cultures

Abigail Suddarth

October 28, 2015

Fiesta Latina is a “fun” event to show off the Hispanic culture, Aura “Cristina” Gonzalez said. The Hispanic Student Union will host the dance from 8-11:30 p.m. Nov. 6 in Carter Hall and will give dance lessons beforehand from 7-8 p.m. Fiesta Latina will showcase many  different Hispanic...

Kids ‘Let It Go’ during dance clinic

Photo courtesy of Brittani Conee

Sarah Loesch

January 26, 2015

The first floor of the Physical Activities Center was quiet on Saturday morning, but just up the steps on the second floor there was a completely different energy. The USI dance team hosted its annual dance clinic where participants danced to songs from the "Frozen" soundtrack. Girls and boys age...

Dance Team flys out to nationals

Dance Team flys out to nationals

Chris Procacina

April 11, 2014

The USI dance team is ready to take its show on the road to Dayton, Fla., on April 9 where it will compete in nationals. The revamped routine was unveiled during an exhibition for family and friends Sunday at the Physical Activities Center.  Spectators witnessed certain aspects  of the team's routine...

Students sample world cultures at food expo

Students sample world cultures at food expo

Bradie Gray

February 26, 2014

Those who put on the food expo can say they served hundreds Friday. The International Food Expo sold all of its 500 tickets to students, faculty and even some of the Evansville community members during the annual event. With food selections from 25 countries, singing and dancing from around the world,...

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