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Amidst dazzling lights and loud music, more than a thousand people came together Saturday afternoon to dance into the night. The thirteenth annual St. Louis Area Dance Marathon (DM) was held in the Athletic Complex’s recreational gym on Saturday, Nov. 3rd from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Every hour, amusing costumes, flanel shirts and cowboy boots, sombreros and mickey mouse ears, were donned by students and community members as they boogied with their teams and interacted with “Miracle Children,” the beneficiaries of medical care from Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
How should a nonprofit decide from whom to accept money? The answer is not always obvious. Dance Marathon, a yearly charity event at Wash. U. that benefits Children’s Miracle Network, is currently participating in Monsanto’s “Grow St. Louis Contest.
The Ben & Jerry’s franchise on the Delmar Loop failed to write Dance Marathon a check for a benefit night in which student leaders say they planned and participated.
Eight hundred and twenty-nine students danced away the twelve hours between 2 p.m. and 2 a.m. last Saturday to Sunday.
They were raising money for the Children’s Miracle Network through Dance Marathon, an event that Washington University has hosted twelve times since 2000.
Dance Marathon, one of the largest charity fundraisers on campus, raised more than $134,000 for Children’s Miracle Network.
Two of Washington University’s most popular traditions—Dance Marathon and Diwali—will fall on the same weekend of Nov. 6-8 this year in an overlap that has not happened since 2004. Both groups have been working together since the spring to make the weekend run as smoothly as possible. Dance Marathon, an annual 12-hour dance-a-thon, raises thousands [...]
As the leaders of Ashoka and Dance Marathon, we wanted to let you know that this fall, Diwali and Dance Marathon will be taking place on the same weekend (Nov. 6-8). Student Life covered this situation when it occurred in 2004, and we wanted to be the first to tell you how each student group is addressing the potential concerns that could stem from this overlap.
Freshman Press takes a look at some of the biggest Wash. U. traditions, like Bauhaus, Beta Bubbles, Carnaval, Dance Marathon and Diwali.
Although Washington University’s Dance Marathon falls on the same weekend as Parent & Family Weekend this year, the campus-wide community service event boasts the most registered participants in its 10-year history.