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Cirque Zuma Zuma Stuns Kohawks

The Marquis Series brought yet another amazing show to Coe’s campus last Monday, March 11. Held in the Kohawk Arena, Cirque Zuma Zuma did not disappoint those that attended the exhilarating show. Filled with interactive participation, music, acrobats, African style dancing, and much, much more, both 45 minute halves kept people on their toes wanting more. Cirque Zuma Zuma has performed in many places and they were fortunate enough to have to opportunity to make it to the semi-finals on America’s Got Talent in 2011, before being eliminated. According to their website, www.zumazuma.com, there are 120 unique and talented individuals from 16 various African nations involved in Cirque Zuma Zuma which is put on by African Acrobats International, Inc. “I thought it was really good,” Diate Jackson (‘22) said, “Cirque…

“Writers Do Need Readers Too”: The Ann Struthers Student Reading Series

The Ann Struthers Student Reading Series is an annual public reading event hosted by the English Department to promote student writers to the student body and the public. Five students presented at this year’s event, on February 19, with their works ranging from poetry to a monologue to a short play. Ann Struthers herself presented as well, reading a poem from her most recent collection. The poem, titled “Pissed Off,” captures the character and stature of the wal ura, the wild boar native to Sri Lanka. The first writer was Taylor Bruno (‘20) with a play titled “Desperate Calls for Desperate Measures.” The play is meant to emulate a New Jersey call center on the day of 9/11: the confusion of operators, the pouring in of disjointed and chaotic information,…