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Toni Pennello

Toni Pennello, Editor-in-Chief

Toni is a senior communication studies major with minors in psychology, philosophy and women's and gender studies. Toni began as a staffwriter in 2015, and served as assistant news editor before she became Editor-in-Chief. She is passionate about music, writing and intersectional feminism.

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Sophomore Ymari Williams struts her stuff in a white gown.

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May 12, 2017
Freshman Yahaira Colon flips her hair on the runway.

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May 12, 2017
Freshman Suzi Cook shows off her poofy gown. Cook volunteered because she “loves prom.” Cook said that the volunteer work did not feel like community service because the students were “having fun.” High school students who attended the event and liked a dress they saw on the runway were able to bring one home at no cost.

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May 12, 2017
Nilo Mominzada, freshman, modeled two dresses at the fashion show. Pictured is the first.

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May 12, 2017
Ms. NEPA Pridefest 2016, Mitzi Fauntayne, sashays during a special guest appearance at the show.

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May 12, 2017
Freshman Maria Dima walks the runway in a periwinkle bedazzled gown.

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May 12, 2017
Freshman Danay Rosa shows off the flowing train on her dress.

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May 12, 2017
Ashley Rosa shows the back of her dress at the show.

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May 12, 2017
Mr. NEPA Pridefest, Andrew Oddgenus, models the only suit of the evening in a special guest appearance.

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May 12, 2017
Junior Ana Castillo walks the runway in a pink fit and flare.

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May 12, 2017
Freshman Abie Pessima decided to volunteer because of her love of fashion and makeup. She added that even though she was helping the community, it did not feel like she was doing community service as she strutted down the runway in beautiful dresses.

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