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UVI students and marching band walk in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness

by Nalie Frederick

ST. CROIX—Dozens of University of the Virgin Islands students wore pink and marched down the university’s Palm Drive in celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Week. The Seventh-Day Adventist Pulse Drum Corp band led students along with faculty, alumni and a few from the general public down Palm Drive. Speakers and food were at the pavilion where the march ended.

University Professor David Capriola opened the march with a speech and a moment of silence for breast cancer survivors, people who are fighting the disease, and those affected by it. Capriola and participants wore pink to show their support. They wore wigs, shirts, pants, shoes and other pink merchandise. Continue reading UVI students and marching band walk in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness

Residence Hall Open House Day

Residence Hall Open House Day

Victoria Smith|

Oct. 16 is the day that marked the Residence Hall’s seasonal Open House Day. During Open House Day, the Residence Hall is open to visitors wanting to know more about UVI’s Delta M. Jackson Dorsch Complex.

Sighted during open house day over the course of ribbon week were a puzzle completed by residents of the dormitory, the residents themselves, a room decorated in honor of Domestic Violence and a Collage featuring all the Awareness events in October such as the red ribbon for drug abuse, the pink ribbon for Breast Cancer, and the purple ribbon for Domestic Violence.

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