Students enjoy last weekend before finals at Springfest

Kaitlyn Kitchen, Staff writer

Springfest kicked off April 19, providing students an opportunity to enjoy their last weekend on campus before finals week. Some received manicures from members of the Salon Professional Academy in Altoona. A candy bar was set up for students to get their sugar rush. Four Sullivan Hall classrooms...

April 30, 2017No Comments

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