The Buchtelite

Mardi Gras Celebration

Senior Amanda Palmer, left, and junior Lauaren Thompson, right, at last Wednesday's event.

By Preston Davis, Writer

February 17, 2016

Mardi Gras, French for “Fat Tuesday,” is a celebration that occurs before the fasting of Lent. Traditionally, the festivities culminate on Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Zips Programming Network hosted a Mardi Gras party for families of non-traditional students on Wednesday,...