After snow was predicted for Sat. April 7, plans for the newly revamped “One St. Mary’s” Carnival (or OSM) were almost foiled — luckily the Programs Board team planning the event was able to move quickly, and adapted the OSM Carnival (previously known as World Carnival) for the indoors. The Read More
It’s disgusting to me how people refuse to take advantage of the resources handed to them to better ensure that their voices are heard. In the past, I have said some things in The Point News that people have disagreed with and I am sure that this article will be no exception. After all, there will always be conflicting views on a topic and this is something that any writer submitting an opinion article should acknowledge going in. However, this is very serious, it means a lot to me, and therefore, allow me to be blunt.
The first day of World Carnival 2011 kicked off with a menagerie of musical acts performed under the Main Stage tent. The festival, which has been a major event at St. Mary’s College for 18 years, had a Friday night line-up just as appealing as the Saturday show, and showcased musical acts at a smaller scale than those to appear on Saturday night. In years past, there have both been Battle of the Band runner-ups and a Best of Coffeehouse set that highlights musicians which were met with praise during the school year.
World Carnival, a long standing annual tradition at the College, serves as a reminder that the community is part of a larger picture both regionally and internationally. The event, which often serves as a symbol to the student body of another school year coming to a close, has always been a large focal point for the Programs Board since its inception. This year, however, the Programs Board is touting the event as one of the most extravagant and diverse school functions yet.
This year’s Battle of the Bands, which boasted musicians of all genres, may very well have been one of the biggest achievements of the school year.
As one of the College’s annual traditions, World Carnival almost always manages to draw a large crowd of students and surrounding St. Mary’s County citizens to the Admissions Field in order to partake in all of its spring festivities.
After a rainy week, World Carnival began on a surprisingly sunny Friday. Held on the Admissions field on April 17th at 4:00pm, the carnival lasted two days and attracted hundreds of visitors of all ages. The World Carnival was a place for family and friends featuring cultural and student club Read More