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SWOSU International Student Organizations Plan Tasty Events

Area residents have the opportunity to experience cuisine from around the world at three upcoming events/meals at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Three SWOSU campus organizations have events planned for the coming weeks. The Asian American Student Association (AASA), SWOSU African Students Association (SASA) and the Southwestern International Students Association (SISA) will have events on March 30, April 1, and April 8, respectively.

AASA will host its annual Spring Roll Night on Thursday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m. in the East Ballroom of the Memorial Student Center. The AASA will serve fresh Vietnamese spring rolls, made with fresh veggies, lean meat or shrimp, and rice noodles, all wrapped in rice paper and dipped in a sweet peanut sauce. The cost for the event is $6 for members, $8 for nonmembers presold, and $10 for everyone at the door. For more information about this event, contact Lyly Van at vanl2@student.swosu.edu

SASA will hold its annual Banquet and Gala Night on Saturday, April 1, in the Memorial Student Center. This event will begin with a Red Carpet ceremony at 6 p.m., and the banquet will begin at 7 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to try various African dishes from Cameroon, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, among other countries. The guests will also enjoy African music and dance performances. The cost for the event is $5 for SWOSU students and $10 for the public. For more information about this event, contact Dr. Guy Biyogmam at guy.biyogmam@swosu.edu

SISA will host its SISA Banquet on Saturday, April 8, at 5 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center Ballroom. The banquet will be an evening to enjoy diversity with homemade food from all over the world, cultural performances and fashions from different regions. Tickets for the event cost $10 for SWOSU students and $15 for the public. For more information about this event, contact Andikan Usanga, the SISA President, at 972.704.9490.