Reported by Tyrah Majors

  Black Titans may be only 2% of Cal State Fullerton’s student population, but that doesn’t stop us from having a good time!

Black Welcome Week went up with a BANG. It is a series of events, usually taking place over the first week or second week of the school semester. It is a time for new students to learn as much as they can about black organizations on campus.

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The week started with Discover fest. Many of the black organizations marketed their meetings here. Black Student Union President Latianna Wallace happily greets students as they walk over to her table.
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Student James Leassear does some tricks with his basketball to attract perspective members to his club, the Afro-Ethnic Student Association. AESA is a co-ed discussion group that meets weekly on campus to talk about social justice issues within the black community.
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Sophomore Nina Sanders is excited about the upcoming year with Black Student Union. She expressed her interest in joining Sistertalk, a discussion group for all women of color on campus.
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Student photographer Eze Egeonuigwe snaps shots of all the tables at Discoverfest.
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The fun really began at the BSU Labor Day pool party. Students barbecued and danced to music all day long here in Fullerton, California.

 

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Posing for the camera is never a problem for these students! When time came around for a group photo, cheerful moods were the only thing I saw during this gathering.
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One student dances through the crowd at the BBQ. The spotlight was definitely on him.

All turn ups must come to an end at some point. When time came to hit the books, that didn’t stop Black Titans from having a good time.

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The African American Resource Center is a place for anyone who wants to chat, do homework, or take a break at. This student, Chakela Howard laughs at something her friend said during a study break.
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One student named Michael, listens to his friend give him advice on a new class he has signed up for.
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Sometimes things in the AARC get pretty weird. One moment I was texting on my phone, and the next I see Eze (the photographer) rolling on the ground. This gave several students a good laugh.

 

Judging by how many smiles I saw at Welcome Week, the Black Titans at CSUF are expected to have a great year.