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Students Temporarily ‘Lei’ Down Textbooks for Tropical Vacation

Aptly attired for their island getaway are Andrew A. Smith, an aviation maintenance technician major from Philadelphia, and Brittany R. Terpstra, of Jim Thorpe, enrolled in Web and interactive media.
Aptly attired for their island getaway are Andrew A. Smith, an aviation maintenance technician major from Philadelphia, and Brittany R. Terpstra, of Jim Thorpe, enrolled in Web and interactive media.
An inflatable  climb is among the night's attractions.
An inflatable climb is among the night’s attractions.
Polynesian dancers add authenticity ...
Polynesian dancers add authenticity …
... and a command performance for a front-line photographer.
… and a command performance for a front-line photographer.
Doing a better-than-OK job on his "wax hand" project is Tylor J. Burkett, of Middletown, an aviation maintenance technology major.
Doing a better-than-OK job on his “wax hand” project is Tylor J. Burkett, of Middletown, an aviation maintenance technology major.

This past week’s Wildcat House Party, though moved inside by Thursday’s heavy rains, helped keep the summertime vibe alive despite the start of classes. Held in the Field House, the event featured food and Polynesian dancers, as well as a “wax hand” novelty, inflatable climbing wall, obstacle courses and a photo booth. Sponsors for the fall tradition were the Wildcat Events Board, Student Government Association, Residence Life and the Off-Campus Housing Organization.
Photos by Dalaney T. Vartenisian, student photographer