"Asian Culture Night's events strive to educate, entertain." November 17, 1994.


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"Asian Culture Night's events strive to educate, entertain." November 17, 1994.
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Asian Kaleidoscope Month articles and advertisements in the Florida Alligator
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Jordan, Cynthia C.
Independent Florida Alligator
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Gainesville, FL
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University of Florida
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Police went to Taco Bell about11am.and di covered thatEd-secultures are accompanied with."ButsomeAsianawarenessmonth organizers month said they don't knowiftheir efforts to reach out to students are payingoff.ShadanShamin,anIndianAmerican student and one ofthecoordinators, saidshehasn'tseenmuchstudentparticipationin Asian Kaleido cope events. "I ju t don't think the tudentsareinterested,"Shaminsaid. "That's whywehave something like this, becau e this is omething intere ting to watch."'seeigcae, eAngeka Tong, a Chinese-Ameri can student and one of the show' directors, said she hoped the per formances would lead to Asian awareness. "I think this is partial education andentertainment,also,"Tongsaid. "Becau eifwetalk aboutourhistory, it's too boring. Butifwe put itindancing, it's more interest ing." Triccia Bafia, a Filipino-Ameri can student, said she thinksthepurpose of the performances is "to getrid of the stereotype that orne By Cynthia C. 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