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Video: Dance Marathon 2017

Stanford’s Dance Marathon participants danced for 24 hours on Saturday, Feb. 18 to Sunday, Feb. 19 at the Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center. Funds raised at the event went to families who cannot afford cancer treatment through the Bass Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases at Lucile Packard. (XIN LI/The Stanford Daily)

Pi Phi fundraiser opens up culture-minded dialogue

Following Monday’s protests over alleged cultural appropriations of Cinco de Mayo’s Mexican heritage, both the organizers and critics of “Pi Phiesta”—the Pi Beta Phi fundraising event that served as a flashpoint for many protestors—have expressed optimism that a recent dialogue may have set the tone for more appropriate celebrations of the day in the future.