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USC to host 12th annual World Night March 25

The 12th annual World Night will take place at 6:30 p.m. March 25 in the Russell House ballroom.

World Night is the largest multicultural event that takes place each year on the university’s campus, with more than 500 people attending. It is co-sponsored by the International Student Association (ISA) and the Office of International Student Services.

The evening will feature an array of international cuisine, including dishes from India, China, Greece, Turkey and Mexico; a fashion show, featuring students in vibrant-colored outfits from their native countries; and live music and dance performances from Japan, Poland, Saudi Arabia, South America, Africa and India.

Admission is $5 in advance or $7 at the door. Tickets are available for those with Carolina Cash on their university ID at the Russell House University Union information desk. Tickets for those who wish to pay by cash or check will be available from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday on Greene Street in front of the Russell House.

Each year, International Student Services at the university welcomes hundreds of new international students and serves a total international student population of more than 1,200 students from more than 100 countries. International Student Services is responsible for maintaining student immigration records and offers a variety of programming related to international student issues. The International Student Association is a student-run organization that strives to provide an atmosphere that encourages the exchange of experiences among students through cultural activities.

For more information, contact Natalie Cruz at

World Night

  • What: Largest multicultural event on campus, featuring international cuisine, fashion, music and dance
  • Who: More than 500 students expected to attend
  • When: March 25, 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Russell House ballroom

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Posted: 03/22/11 @ 4:40 PM | Updated: 03/22/11 @ 4:46 PM | Permalink