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Student creates dance routines at I-fest

Liz Cuzco raises her arms in front of a clock at Indiana University as if she is dancing. Cuzco created and performed Latin dances at the annual I-fest. “I think my favorite [dance] would be cumbia because they have so many turns and spins,” Cuzco said.

After months of preparation, Liz Cuzco gathered with students of varying cultures, all from a network of 15 different charter schools, for her first year at the annual I-fest. At this festival, Cuzco and students from other schools performed dances from a variety of cultures.

“Only from sophomore year, junior, and senior year you’re allowed to be in [I-fest] and I’ve been a part of it since sophomore year,” Cuzco said.

The Chicago Bulls College Prep attendee performed Latin dances at the festival. Cuzco’s passion for Latin dance was …
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