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UNI to host annual Cinco de Mayo fiesta

April 27, 2003

Guy Sims, associate director of Maucker Union, (319) 273-2683
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host its annual Cinco de Mayo fiesta from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 2, outside Maucker Union, weather permitting. In the event of inclement weather, the celebration will be moved inside to the Maucker Union Coffeehouse.

Cinco de Mayo marks the date the Mexican army defeated the French at the Puebla Battle in Mexico.

Activities will include cascarones which are confetti-filled eggs, pi�atas, and musical entertainment. Food available for purchase includes fajitas, beans, chips, dessert and soda.

The Cinco de Mayo fiesta is sponsored by the Hispanic/Latino Student Union, Maucker Union and the Student Activities Offices.

For more information, contact the Student Activities Office at (319) 273-2683.