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Gallery: World Unity Fair

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  • College of Liberal Arts Budget Manager Lillian Nugent gets henna done at the World Unity Fair Feb. 17. “I have a very deep passion for multicultural experiences,” Nugent said. “And I love our international students and appreciate that they’re here and want to support them.”

    Collegian | Cait Mckinzie
  • Colorado State University hosts their annual World Unity Fair in the Lory Student Center ballrooms Feb. 17.

    Collegian | Cait Mckinzie
  • Pranav Athalye smiles after having his picture taken at the World Unity Fair Feb. 17. “I think it’s a great event,” Athalye said. “People are getting to know about each other instead of, you know, living in our own small cocoons. It’s good to have such an event once in a while.”

    Collegian | Cait Mckinzie
  • Colorado State University’s K-Pop Dance Club performs at the World Unity Fair Feb. 17.

    Collegian | Cait Mckinzie
  • Khalifa Alghaithi pours a cup of Arabic coffee for a person visiting the United Arab Emirates booth at the World Unity Fair Feb. 17. “Arabic coffee is something important for whenever people come to our place, whenever they visit us,” Alghaithi said. “We have to serve them with coffee and tea and dates. That’s why we’re serving everyone.”

    Collegian | Cait Mckinzie
  • Angelie Nieves Jiménez talks to a person visiting the Latin American Students and Scholars Association booth at the World Unity Fair Feb. 17. “I really love talking about where I come from because it’s very different, and it’s very interesting to see how everybody here accepts that culture and also tries to learn about it,” Nieves Jiménez said. “And we enjoy teaching about our culture.”

    Collegian | Cait Mckinzie
  • The Bangladesh Student Association presents information about their language and culture at the World Unity Fair Feb. 17.

    Collegian | Cait Mckinzie
  • Muslim Student Association President Ali Eldeiry talks to a person visiting the association’s booth at the World Unity Fair Feb. 17. “It feels great,” Eldeiry said. “We got a lot of people who were interested, a lot of people coming and asking questions.”

    Collegian | Cait Mckinzie
  • A member of the Bangladesh Student Association paints an alpona design on a visitor’s hand at the World Unity Fair Feb. 17. Alpona is similar to henna and is usually applied to the hand or cheek.

    Collegian | Cait Mckinzie
  • The Chinese Students and Scholars Association performs a traditional Chinese fan dance at the World Unity Fair in the Lory Student Center Feb. 17.

    Collegian | Samantha Nordstrom
  • A woman performs a traditional Korean fan dance on stage as a part of the Korean Hansori Drum and Dance performance at the World Unity Fair in the Lory Student Center at Colorado State University Feb. 17.

    Collegian | Samantha Nordstrom
  • The Korean Hansori Drum and Dance group performs onstage at the World Unity Fair in the Lory Student Center Feb. 17. “This is my first time at a fair here,” said Jeongyun Choi, a representative of the Korean Student Association at Colorado State University. “I was impressed that I could see so many diversities here because I didn’t think Colorado had that much.”

    Collegian | Samantha Nordstrom
  • A representative of the Oman booth wraps a headscarf around Amged Y Elkabaili, a prospective Colorado State student, at the World Unity Fair the Lory Student Center Feb. 17.

    Collegian | Samantha Nordstrom
  • Two representatives of the Vietnamese Students Association serve pork banh mi at the World Unity Fair in the Lory Student Center Feb. 17. “I think it’s really cool for people to learn about different cultures and try new foods,” said Lia Arrieta, one of the event organizers. “There’s such an array of food items, this year especially.”

    Collegian | Samantha Nordstrom
  • A woman drums as part of the Korean Hansori Drum and Dance performance at the World Unity Fair in the Lory Student Center Feb. 17. “There’s so many things I could choose from, but my favorite part is seeing people get so excited about showcasing their culture,” said Lia Arrieta, one of the event organizers.

    Collegian | Samantha Nordstrom
  • Nozipho Becker, Miriam Mioro, and Mercy Mbua pose for a photo at the Amani Club booth of the World Unity Fair Feb. 17. “I am here to support and be in community with students as we seek to promote CSU’s mission and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplace or learning environment,” Becker said. “With all of the atrocities happening in the world right now, it is events like these (CSU World Unity Fair) that remind us we are ONE human species.”

    Collegian | Cait Mckinzie
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