Sunday, July 21

CASA Footworks is 7-time Cypher champ

By MA. LEANDREA A. TAMARES

photo by IAN CARLO L. ARIAS/ THE FLAMECypher

COMMUNICATION ARTS Students’ Association (CASA) Footworks bagged its seventh straight championship in Cypher, the annual inter-major streetdance competition of the Faculty.

CASA Footworks bested nine other dance troupes with their Flash Bomba-themed dance routine, earning them a total of 355 points.

Hindi kami nag-focus sa pag-defeat ng peat namin or sa pag-keep ng title namin… Hindi kami masyado nagpapakain sa six-peat to seven-peat, ang iniisip lang namin is put on a good show, and that’s it. That’s what we want,” Team Captain Aaron Espino told the Flame.

Behavioral Science’s Cathartic improved from years of no podium finish, finally bagging this year’s first runner up award with their Darna-inspired routine that earned them 320.9 points.

Meanwhile, last year’s first runner-up Economic’s Econlibrium garnered 296.9 points from their Lastikman-themed performance, finishing as second-runner up this year. They also went home with the best costume award.

Philosophy and Literature did not participate in the overall category, but the latter participated in the freestyle leg of the competition.

In celebration of AB Week, dance troupes of different societies owned the stage with their Filipino superheroes-inspired performances on Tuesday at the Medicine Auditorium. F

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