Students enjoy campus festival

Madison Mings, Lamp staff

SPRINGFIELD— Lincoln Land Community College had its 15th annual Multicultural Fest at the Springfield campus on Oct. 3.

The festival featured local exhibitors, performers and food vendors that highlighted just a portion of the many unique cultures from around the world that can be found at LLCC.

The event took place both outside and inside of the A.Lincoln Commons. There was a table set up outside the building with tote bags and Multicultural Fest t-shirts that were prizes for students who completed a passport activity that consisted of visiting the different booths available.

The exhibitors and performances included:

Agriculture Club/Collegiate Farm Bureau (LLCC Club)

Central Counties Health Centers

Christian Student Fellowship Club (LLCC Club)

DJ Yinka

LLCC ESL Program

Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County

International Student Association

Islamic Society of Greater Springfield

LLCC Dance Club-Express Your Seoul (performing) (LLCC Club)

Logger Activities Board

LotusFire Belly dancers (performing)

Sister Cities Association

Sol Peru

Springfield Commission on International Visitors

World Affairs Council of Central Illinois

Food vendors

AZ-T-CA Mexican Grill

Boccardi’s Italian Imports

Clay’s Popeye’s BBQ

Flavor of India

Hunan Chinese Restaurant

Nickey’s Southern Style Kitchen

LLCC student Lauren Evans said that “the food was very good. I had one of everything.”

Later during the event LotusFire belly dancers and LLCC’s dance club Express Your Seoul performed.

Student Life worker Seth Jacobs said, “seeing people have so much fun learning about the cultures and just having fun at the event” was his favorite part of the day.

Madison Mings can be reached at [email protected]