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  • Melissa Hua ’23

Celebrating the BSU Showcase

Seniors Furtuna, Msgana, and Danait perform an Ethiopian dance

On Saturday, Feburary 25th tbe BSU, alongside the SI community, celebrated the Annual BSU showcase with the theme of "The Gift of our Legacy: A Story to be Told." The evening featured poetry readings from returning SI alumnus (Henry Davis '17) as well as original poetry! The night culminated with the step routine which was choreographed by seniors Reann Phillips, Raven Shaw, and Zoe King.

Dances featured Fr. Sauer Academy students and the Praise Dance Team. At the event, SI alumnus Jerome Williams '75 was honored with the first ever Black Excellence Award. Williams, a former BSU president, credited his wife and fellow former BSU leadership for much of his success. Senior and BSU Leadership member, Chloe Ovbiagele stated that "Being part of the BSU showcase all 4 years at SI has been wonderful! It has allowed me to express my creative talents through poetry, dance, and music. It has also helped me to grow in my Black identity and has taught me to be proud of my Blackness!" The night also featured a special fashion of the 90's and 00's featuring BSU members

Freshman Rob Shaw reads Paul Laurence Dunbar's poem "We Wear the Mask"

Melissa Hua '23 is a Vol. 71 Editor-in-Chief

Safe Space Panels

April was Schoolwide Pride Month, as you may have noticed around campus with colorful hero posters donning the hallways, the morning prayers, and the various events occurring around campus. The LGBTQ+


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