Back to school in the Strait area

Photo by Drake Lowthers Like a tradition like no other, first-year students at StFX University were able to take in one of the most iconic slip’n’slides ever created. This student, like the thousands before her, took a plunge down X’s jello slide.
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The Eskasoni Drummers & Dancers showcased Pow-Wow and traditional stylings of Mi’kmaq dancing during the Peace and Friendship event at the NSCC Strait Area Campus.
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O-Crew members welcomed first-year students to the campus with their hands wide-open, quite literally.
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Levi Herney of The Eskasoni Drummers & Dancers looked sharp in his bright red men’s traditional outfit.
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The amount of pride and energy displayed from the O-Crew members as they welcomed new students to the campus truly made for an easier transition on day one at StFX on September 1.
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This eight-year-old dancer from The Eskasoni Drummers & Dancers danced grass, a blessing and flattening of the grass for a ceremony, dance, or battle.
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StFX O-Crew members brought the energy as they welcomed new students to the campus on September 1.
Photo by Drake Lowthers Barry Fougère, Alasdair Cameron, and Abby Mullendore provided entertainment during the Peace and Friendship event at the NSCC Strait Area Campus September 6.
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The StFX class of 2022, gathered in the middle of Oland Stadium for the traditional X photo on September 2.