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On Monday night, a piece of pop music glitter, followed by a storm of star-shaped confetti with “just another graceless night” printed in handwritten font, landed in Houston. A figure I had previously suspected to exist only in an ephemeral state took a corporeal form, filling the cavernous Toyota Center with the eponymous melodrama of 2017’s best album. Lorde’s tour for her latest album, “Melodrama,” presented a dance-filled yet emotionally potent celebration of her music,...

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Ladies and gentlemen, get out your glow sticks. On Feb. 24 in Webster Gymnasium from 5–9 p.m., Trinity will be hosting a rave. However, this isn’t your typical rave. The rave in question is part of a bigger dance marathon, called TigerThon, and it’s all to benefit the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, through an organization called the Children’s Miracle Network. Junior Sarosha Hemani first heard about dance marathons through social media, when she noticed...

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Saturday, Nov. 4, the South Asian Student Association (SASA) celebrated Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, with its annual performance. This year’s celebration, comprised of dance, song, acting and tons of food, told the origin story of the iconic Indian landmark, the Taj Mahal. The skits detailing this history provided interludes between dance performances, but they also served to educate viewers on an important piece of Indian history. The story of the Taj Mahal included...

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Trinity’s Filipino Student Association (FSA) hosted the 12th annual Mabuhay festival last Friday in celebration of Filipino-American History Month. The event honored both traditional and contemporary elements of Filipino-American heritage through dance and food. “I think it’s important to have these cultural performances in order to bring to light the different backgrounds and traditions that people grew up with,” wrote senior neuroscience major and FSA president Erika Salarda in an email interview. “This show gives...

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Last Tuesday and Thursday were full of loud music and new choreography for those auditioning to join this year’s Bollywood dance team, Top Naach. An extension of South Asian Student Association (SASA), the group has grown into a machine for learning, South Asian representation, fun and community engagement.     Long and story-packed movies with glamorous costumes and orchestral music may come to mind when one thinks of the Bollywood genre. Top Naach focuses on Bollywood,...

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Last Thursday, the Prowlers, a Trinity dance team and spirit organization, had their tryouts for the 2017″“2018 academic year. The student-run club promotes wellness of mind and body for students interested in diverse styles of dance. Marina Jones Schweitzer, a junior communication major, would like to see the group become a stronger presence on campus. “The vision for Prowlers is to become an actual Trinity thing in the next five years,” said Schweitzer. “We want...