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Random kid to random gig: MIXTAPE Dance Party

I arrived at the Black Cat at 9:30 p.m. sharp. The first thing I noticed outside was the incredibly long line of teenagers. At this time I didn’t know that there was a separate show going on in a different room of the Black Cat, and thought that ALL of the male and female teenagers

Students Without Borders: Pablo Lira

“[The] first time I walked by myself, I felt something that I have never felt before.” Junior Pablo Lira, who is originally from Chile, moved to the United States in the summer of 2014. Moving has always been part of his life because of his father’s diplomatic career. So far, Lira has lived in Chile,

Q&A with Addie Alexander

Addie Alexander is a Mardi Gras expert. She and her mom visit New Orleans every year to participate in the city-wide celebration for Fat Tuesday. Maya: What is Mardi Gras and what does it mean to you? Addie: It’s basically one big party. That’s really the best way to describe it. It’s a bunch of