By Allie Vognild
o by Erin Engstran
Photo by Allie Vognild
Photo by Martha McKinley
As the cold month of January concluded, the St. Thomas campus slowly became bustling with students readjusting to another academic semester. With a wide
range of events and activities available, there was always an abundance of opportunities
for students to find an outlet from the academic demands of college. Whether it’s a craft
night, a series of slam poetry events, or attending a musical performance, there is an
activity catered to everyone at St. Thomas.
The Spring Activities Fair took place in Woulfe Alumni Hall the first week of spring
semester, allowing students to explore the many clubs and organizations St. Thomas has
to offer. A few weeks later, the Chinese Cultural Association hosted a Lantern Festival,
where students were able to create and decorate traditional Chinese lanterns.
STAR also hosted a number of events during the beginning of the semester, ranging
from performances to craft nights. Crafts included decorating cacti and bamboo, creating
snowmen from socks and letter art. STAR also hosted off-campus activities, including
sporting events, snow tubing and cooking at Let’s Dish.
On Feb. 27, African Nations’ Students Association (ANSA) hosted African Night.
The event, titled “Going Back to Our Roots,” was held in Woulfe Alumni Hall, which was
transformed into a celebratory space for African culture, authentic food and a variety of
musical performances. Both a traditional and modern fashion show took place during
the event, followed by an evening of dancing. Natacha Eguida said, “My favorite part
of African Night is the traditional fashion show. To see all of my fellow Tommies proudly
wearing clothes, head pieces and jewelry from their culture always brings joy to my