Students 'Beat the Blues' Through Commons Camaraderie

Published 03.03.2016


Shaye A. Vilkas, a pre-dental hygiene student from York, holds on for a wild ride.Guitar-pick photos were among the night's giveaways.Weathering the winter doldrums with a smile are (from left) Stephanie E. Falcone, of Bangor, applied health studies: occupational therapy assistant concentration; Marissa E. Ray, of Williamsport, business administration: marketing concentration; and Bradley G. Willis, Phillipsburg, N.J., heating, ventilation and air conditioning design technology.Dining Services' Christopher R. Grove served up another winning buffet including whole roast pig, a Low Country Boil (with crawfish, clams, shrimp, andouille sausage, corn and potatoes), fried chicken, alligator stew and bacon-braised collard greens.The best kind of winter bluesA "Beat the Winter Blues" event filled CC Commons with music, food and fun on Monday. Organized by the Student Activities Office, the evening included "green screen" beach photos, a make-your-own-guitar-pick novelty, a mechanical bull, CC Commons-sponsored music from The Acoustic Blues Duo and Shawn Strickland, and Southern-style fare.
Photos by Tia G. La, student photographer