LSU held several holiday events on campus on Tuesday, Nov. 27, for students, children and faculty to have an enjoyable holiday season and to make final’s week more bearable.
Holiday performances were held in the LSU Student Union Theatre at 5 p.m. The performances included holiday sing-a-longs, dancing, spoken word, and a special visit from Santa and Mike the Tiger.
Also, the African American Cultural Center hosted a Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration at 5:30 p.m. This event was held to celebrate the traditional African values of family, community, responsibility, commerce and self-improvement. This who attended enjoyed music, dance, food and storytelling.
Later from 6-8 p.m., LSU Staff Senate held its annual Holiday on Campus, which had arts and crafts, door prizes, entertainment, games, photos with Santa and refreshments. Donations were brought for Toys for Tots and the LSU Food Pantry.
Another big event that took place is the tree lighting in Free Speech Circle at 7:15 p.m. Free CC’s Coffee House cocoa and coffee was available.
Mass Communication students celebrate at the tree lighting ceremony.
Lastly, the 5 and the 459 dining halls had the LSU President’s Late-Night Breakfast from 10 p.m. - midnight. Students were encouraged to eat an early breakfast and possibly see President F. King Alexander.
Mass Communication students Brooke Smith and Mackenzie Messer enjoy pancakes at Late-Night Breakfast.
- Maggie Landry