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International Food, Fashion and Culture at USD


Inside USD -- "Hold on to your seats because you're going to take a trip around the world!"Those words signaled the start of the University of San Diego's 27th International Expo and Fashion Show, and a whirlwind presentation of culture at the April 13 event in the Hahn University Center Forums.

Walking into the showroom for the pre-show dinner, which featured traditional foods representing several different countries, provided an immediate immersion into the environment of cultural diversity and acceptance that USD's International Students Organization (ISO) created. The cuisine, sophomore Kevin Pelaez said, was his favorite part of the event.

The UC Forums rooms were covered in flags from all over the world and every table featured an internationally themed centerpiece. Seats were also set up around a raised catwalk as the fashion show, which represented 31 countries through traditional clothing and exotic performances, began. (Full Story

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