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MILWAUKEE  (Dec. 2, 2011) –Marquette University Student Government along with the diversity commission will be hosting a holiday themed after dark program on Friday, Dec. 2 called Christmahanakwanzika. Christmahahakwanzika will be held in Marquette Place, the AMU ballrooms and the 2nd floor lobby of the Alumni Memorial Union from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. During Christmahanakwanzika students will have the opportunity to participate in a number of holiday activities revolving around Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanza. There will be arts and crafts activities such as: Christmas tree ornament making, cookie decorating and a gingerbread house decorating competition.

Also throughout the evening students can partake in carriage rides, dreidel games and perform Christmas carol karaoke with a live band. There will also be a special performance by the Marquette acappella group The Naturals. Snacks and beverages will also be available during the evening.

Come celebrate the holiday season and learn more about how others celebrate the holidays.

For more information on MUSG’s news and events, visit or contact the MUSG office, AMU 133.

The Marquette University Student Government was developed in 1882 as the governing body of the Marquette community. Its goal is to identify, understand, actively address and represent students' needs, concerns, and interests through acts of leadership and service, which reflect Catholic, Jesuit ideals and contribute to the betterment of the Marquette University community.