Lewis Hall prepares for annual LHOP fundraiser

first_imgPhoto courtesy of Dana Plagenz Residents of Lewis Hall volunteer for their signature event, Lewis Hall of Pancakes, an annualall-you-can-eat breakfast buffet. The event raises money to support the Food Bank of Northern Indiana.“[Our goal is] to raise more money than we have in the past,” Plagenz added. “I just want to get as many people to come as possible, because it’s a really good cause.”Organizing the event is no small task. Residents of Lewis Hall are asked to submit applications, which the hall president then reviews. Those deemed the most qualified earn a commissioner position on the Lewis Hall council to coordinate the intricacies and details of the event.“The responsibilities [of being an event organizer] include … getting everyone to sign up for shifts, publicity, order the food and getting all that prepared … and being there on the night of for every time that something goes wrong,” sophomore Kelly Kolleck, the event’s other organizer, said.Ordering and keeping track of the food has proven to be the most stressful task, the co-organizers said. With hopes of 1,500 attendees, those in charge are tasked with ordering the correct amount of food, storing and preparing the the food.“There’s just so much [food],” Kolleck said. “Feeding maybe 1,500 people, it’s just huge quantities.” For the first time in event history, Lewis Hall will open up a gluten-free kitchen to accommodate those with dietary restrictions who would like to participate. The gluten-free kitchen will be open for a limited time during the event because organizers have no frame of reference for ordering the correct amount of food. Plagenz and Kolleck said they were excited to be able to offer the experience to those who would not have been able to partake in the past. Unlike in previous years, the Lewis Hall of Pancakes will be cash-only due to high club activity this year. The event will take place from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. in Lewis Hall, right behind the Dome.“There are people in chicken suits,” Plagenz said. “You go in, you pay and you can go to any floor and eat your food and meet new people. It’s crazy, but a lot of fun.”Tags: Food Bank of Northern Indiana, lewis hall, LHOP On Friday, Lewis Hall will open its doors for the annual Lewis Hall of Pancakes, called LHOP by students. At this event, the women of Lewis provide an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet throughout all four floors of the building. For $5, students from all across campus will have the chance to experience Lewis Hall’s signature event. The organizers of the event will donate all proceeds to the Food Bank of Northern Indiana, just as they have in the past.“It started because students in Lewis wanted to have a cool event to raise money,” sophomore Dana Plagenz, one of the event’s organizers, said. “We’re a really unique dorm in that we have kitchens on every floor, so it just worked out for us to cook food for people. And I think Lewis is kind of secluded in location, so it’s nice for people to show their friends where exactly Lewis is.”last_img read more

WCMF 2011 – Hotter and stronger in its 15th year

first_imgEntertainmentLocalNewsWCMF 2011 WCMF 2011 – Hotter and stronger in its 15th year by: – September 19, 2011 Share Share Sharing is caring! Tweetcenter_img Share 109 Views   no discussions Roseau, Dominica — Since it was created in 1997, the World Creole Music Festival has prided itself as being the most indigenous of music festivals in the Eastern Caribbean, dedicated to delivering first-class performances both of the artistes on show and the spectator experience, and hope to be even more exciting, fresher, hotter and stronger when it is held between Friday 28 and Sunday 30th October, 2011 at the Windsor Park Stadium in Roseau, Dominica’s capital city.Now in its 15th year, the WCMF has captivated audiences year after year with its unique brand of quality entertainment while highlighting the various sub-genres of Creole Music including Dominica’s Cadence-lypso and Bouyon, Zouk from the French Antilles, Haitian Compas, as well as Zydecco from Louisiana and Afro-zouk from the African continent, and a wider appeal of regional and international music genres like reggae, salsa and soca/calypso. The core value of the WCMF is however to preserve the authenticity of Creole music and exposing young and upcoming acts to a world stage even while giving patrons their taste of other popular forms.The WCMF has the distinct advantage of having many of the top acts and performers of Creole music electrify audiences over these past 15 years. The long and distinguished list of artists and performers include the legendary Zouk band, Kassav; Haitian Compas pioneers Tabou Combo and Magnum Band, President Sweet Mickey, Zenglen, Buckman Experience, Carimi, T-Vice, Top Vice, among many other Haitian Compas groups; Dominica’s Lady of Song Ophelia; Exile One; Jeff Joseph and his Grammacks/New Generation, the sensational Michelle Henderson, Bouyon pioneers WCK along with other exponents of the Bouyon beat; Taxi Kweyole, Zouk Machine, Franky Vincent, Tanya St. Val, the late Patrick St. Eloi, Chiktay and Skah Shah; Buckwheat Zydecco of Lousiana; African Soukouss and afro-zouk stars like Sakis, the late Oliver Ngoma, and Loketo and Diablo Dibala. In addition to Soca and Calypso stars like Machel Montano, Roy Cape and his band, Sherwin Winchester, Square One, Krosfyah, Byron Lee & the Drongoniares and the red hot Burning Flames; reggae and dancehall acts like the Wailers, Aswad, Elephant Man, Sizzla, Beenie Man, Sean Paul, Shaggy, Beres Hammond, Morgan Heritage, Jah Cure, Steel Pulse and Luciano; and international superstar, Haitian Wycliff Jean. Over these 15 years the WCMF has seen many innovations and unique production and promotional techniques that have helped to engender a unique festival brand in Dominica, making it one of the most sought after events in the Caribbean. The sound quality, the festival atmosphere, the familiar faces of patrons from around the region, the sweet taste of various Creole Cuisines and the free spirited and care-free local festival goers make for a magical event each year at the end of October in Dominica.This year, the festival will roll out one of the most balanced and unique line-ups highlighting a blend of veteran and iconic performers including Jeff Joe of Grammacks fame; the iconic voices of Jean-Philippe Marthely and Jocelyne Beroard of Kassav fame; reggae ambassadors, Third World; Ali Campbell, the legendary voice of UB-40; Dominica’s Swinging Stars of more than 50 years; Midnight Groovers of the venerable Chubby Mark; plus the younger generation of Creole stars like Carimi and Harmonik of Haiti, WCK and Triple Kay of Dominica and Kolo Barst of Martinque; the love connections of reggae superstar Gyptian; zouk love singers Fanny, Jocelyne Labylle and Alex Catrin of the French Antilles and the husband and wife team of Bunji and Fay-Ann. That’s the magic of the WCMF 2011, hotter and stronger.The magic continues after 15 years of infectious music and the pulsating rhythms of Creole and popular world music in The Nature Island.Press ReleaseDominica Festivals Committeelast_img read more

Cristiano Ronaldo brace seals new record for Juventus

first_imgJuventus’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal during the Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Sampdoria in Turin, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Juventus closed out 2018 on a high with a 2-1 win over Sampdoria to set a new points record in Serie A before the winter break on Saturday.Not to be outdone, however, Napoli’s Arkadiusz Milik also bagged a brace with a 3-2 home win against Bologna to keep the pressure on the champions.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Ronaldo-powered Juventus have achieved a record number of points before the three-week winter break with 53 from 19 games.Napoli are nine points behind in second, with Inter Milan a further five adrift in third, days after their clash at the San Siro was overshadowed by the death of a supporter with Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly targetted by racist chanting.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissKoulibaly was suspended for Saturday’s game but fans showed their support in his San Paolo stadium by wearing masks with the defender’s face and holding up banners saying: “We are all Koulibaly”.Dries Mertens sealed victory two minutes from time after Bologna battled back twice to level Milik’s goals on 15 and 51 minutes. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum “It was important to end the year on a high and it wasn’t at all easy,” said Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri after a game in which the video assistant referee played a key role.Two penalties were decided by VAR with Sampordia also having a late equalizer ruled out.Ronaldo curled in the opener after just two minutes in Turin, adding a second from the spot on 65 minutes, to go top of Serie A’s scoring charts on 14 goals.Fabio Quagliarella pulled the Genoa outfit level with a penalty on 33 minutes, before Riccardo Saponara’s late equalizer was ruled offside.Sampdoria coach Marco Giampaolo, dismissing Ronaldo’s penalty as “a gift,” adding “that Saponara goal should never have been canceled”.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Napoli got back to winning ways after last week’s defeat in Milan, despite missing Koulibaly and Lorenzo Insigne, who were both suspended, and injured captain Marek Hamsik.Bologna’s Federico Santander and Danilo leveled twice with headers before Mertens secured the win with a powerful drive from a distance.“We’re on track with expectations,” said Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti.“We had some good results that have only been watered down by an extraordinary Juventus run.”Earlier Inter Milan earned back-to-back wins with Senegalese winger Keita Balde scoring on 72 minutes in a game played without their fans after the racist abuse aimed at Koulibaly in the San Siro.Roma profited from Sampdoria’s defeat to move up to sixth just two points off the Champions League places, thanks to second half goals for Bryan Cristante (58) and Cengiz Under (75) in a 2-0 win over Parma.Lazio were held 1-1 by Torino in the Stadio Olimpico, as Atalanta beat Sassuolo 6-2 with Slovenian Josip Ilicic scoring a second-half hat-trick.At the San Siro, Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuain got back scoring after a two-month drought firing in the winner in a 2-1 victory for AC Milan over struggling SPAL.Gennaro Gattuso’s side move up to fifth, one point behind Lazio, to end their four-game winless run. View comments Leaving a light on “For me, morally, the game was 2-2.”The seven-time reigning champions have dropped points just twice, against Genoa in October and Atalanta midweek, and are firmly on track for an eighth consecutive Scudetto.“Records are meaningless, if not to improve and raise the bar,” said Allegri.“We do have the perception that with Cristiano Ronaldo there’s a better chance of winning the Champions League. However, we’re not even in January yet and there’s a very long way to go.”Higuain rescues AC MilanThe Portuguese striker found a way through early, picking up a Paulo Dybala cross to fire in past Sampdoria’s on-loan Juventus goalkeeper Emil Audero.Sampdoria pulled level following a penalty awarded following an Emre Can handball with Quagliarella making no mistake.The 35-year-old became the first player to score in nine consecutive Serie A games since David Trezeguet for Juventus in 2005.Audero deflected over a Ronaldo header on the hour but the hosts went ahead when the referee pointed to the spot for an Alex Ferrari handball.Substitute Saponara looked to have grabbed a point deep into injury time but VAR ruled he was in an offside position. MOST READ ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcialast_img read more