The Oracle

Jamnesty provides platform for performers, activists to spread messages

Georgia Arvantis and Carolyn Kelly, staff writer, co-news editor

April 22, 2014

South poets, performers and artists put their talents on display for “Jamnesty,” an event combining entertainment and activism April 11. South clubs Stand for Peace (Stand) and Amnesty International (Amnesty) hosted the...

South’s annual dance show continues to ‘Inspire’

Lauren Frias, asst. a&e editor

December 20, 2013

From the Bachata and merengue to hip hop and tap dance, a variety of dances were included in this year’s dance show, Inspire. Featuring South dance groups Orchesis, Poms, Dela Cru, and Latino Heat, each group had their fair share of hard work when it came to preparing for the dance show. Each dance group was hard at work to perfect the routines that they planned to perform at South’s annual dance show on December 13. Dedicating several hours a day to improve their dances, each group works their acts for the show. According to Bonnie Lasky, Orchesis and dance show director, hard work from the dancers has gone into the show already. Responsible for coordinating with Poms, Dela Cru, and Latino Heat, as well as choreographing the dances that Orchesis performs, Lasky believes that the preparation serves as a learning experience as well. “I think [the dancers] are learning in the process,” Lasky said. “Some of these girls are dancing dances...

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