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By Hannah Romero
Staff Writer 

Cultures celebrated at Western


April 28, 2022

Hannah Romero

Rosy Rivera, Yamid Castañeda and Patricia Parra swirl their skirts during a traditional Mexican dance as part of International Night.

Manami Kinjo was busy last Wednesday night - performing the Japanese love song "Cherry" along with Nana Ito, wearing a traditional Japanese kimono as part of a fashion show, and generally supervising and helping ensure the annual International Night event ran smoothly.

Kinjo is the current president of Western Wyoming Community College's International Club, which hosts International Night at the Rock Springs campus every spring. She decided to become president because of the impact the club had on her when she left Japan to study at Western.

"When I came here, the International Club helped...

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