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Gator Adaa harassed during outdoor dance practice

Gator Adaa harassed during outdoor dance practice

Gator Adaa, a University of Florida Bollywood dance fusion team was harassed during a rehearsal on Oct. 4. Two white men in their 30s, who might have been intoxicated, interrupted a Gator Adaa practice at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. “At first we went along with it, and we’re like ‘yeah,

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GATORAAS: More Than Just Dance

Dance rehearsal is a game of repetition. As the group of 13 prepared for their first major competition of the spring semester, captains Umbar Malik, 19, and Devarshi Desai, 21, had one refrain: Do it again. GatoRaas, a University of Florida dance team, specializes in Garba and Raas, traditional styles

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Video: Volunteers for International Student Affairs Talent Show 2013

Video: Volunteers for International Student Affairs Talent Show 2013

Hear what is in store for University of Florida’s annual Volunteers for International Student Affairs (VISA) Talent Show from the contestants themselves. This year’s show features India Inc., Filipino Student Association, Sabor Latino, Dancin’ Gators, Club Creole and African Student Union Dance Troupe, among others.

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Q&A: Poreotics’ Lawrence Devera & Chad Mayate

Q&A: Poreotics’ Lawrence Devera & Chad Mayate

The following is an interview featured in our Vulnerability/Strength issue. On Oct. 16, Lawrence Devera and Chad Mayate of Poreotics came to the University of Florida to host a dance workshop as part of Asian Kaleidoscope Month. Winners of America’s Best Dance Crew Season 5, the six-member Asian American dance

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