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French classes participate in Mardi Gras celebrations

March 7, 2019

On March 5, French students celebrated Mardi Gras in their classes with a feast. The holiday signifies the day before the season of Lent. The celebration is associated with eating rich and fatty foods before giving them up the next day. Andrea Yocum, chairperson of the world language department, sa...

Swing Club prepares for upcoming dance

Swing Club prepares for upcoming dance

Beats

March 25, 2014

Swing Club members prepare for the upcoming dance in the freshman cafeteria on March 28 from 5 to 8 p.m. According to co-president, co- teacher and junior Shea Rhoutsong, the dance is for the members of Swing Club. The theme of the dance is Mardi Gras. Some of the members have taken their SRT time...

Mardi Gras Madness: Shrimp Étouffée

Mardi Gras Madness: Shrimp Étouffée

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March 3, 2014

  Shrimp Étouffée Happy Mardi Gras all! Shrimp étouffée is a common Cajun or Creole dish. In French, "étouffée" means "stuffed" or "stifled," or more literally, "smothered." This is a very heavy-hearted dish and is a Louisiana soul food. Étouffées are made with a blonde roux (...

World language students prepare to celebrate Mardi Gras

Beats

February 17, 2012

The French and German students prepare to celebrate Mardi Gras the Thursday before it begins, and they also plan to celebrate Rose Monday. “The German Mardi Gras is called Karneval. It began when the women in Germany would take over in major German cities like Ainz and celebrate,” Angelika Becke...