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This Week in Photos: April 23-29, 2017

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On Monday, the Major Author Reading Series came to a close for this academic year with readings from poets John Hoppenthaler (center) and Keetje Kuipers (left). Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle

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On Tuesday, the Visual & Performing Arts Department hosted Brett Boles, an award-winning composer, librettist and lyricist. Anja Pollozi/The Quadrangle

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On Friday, this year’s iteration of Relay for Life took place in Draddy Gymnasium where students helped raise money for the American Cancer Society. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle

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Aside from the students, students groups like sororities and the swimming & diving teams (pictured) sold $1 cookies to raise money for the cause. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle

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Despite the severity of the cause being supported, the event, which lasted from 6pm until midnight, was filled with lighthearted moments like this. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle

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Friday night also brought the first of three live performances by the students of the Abbey Road Project at the Black Box in Thomas Hall. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle

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The performances of the Beatles’ critically-acclaimed 1969 album were the culmination of a semester of preparation by students under the direction of Andrew Bauer, the College’s Director of Performing Arts. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle

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Saturday brought the long-anticipated Fashion Show on the Quad. Here are some students showing off their style. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle

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The event was well-attended and benefitted from summer-like heat and sunlight. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle

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The Senior Walk doubled as a runway for the models during the festivities. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle

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Aside from fashion, the show also celebrated the artistic achievements of the Manhattan College student body. Art exhibitions were scatted on the Quad grass while attendees were treated to musical performances by their peers. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle

 

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