Mid-autumn show celebrates unity​

The first Mid-Autumn Celebration Show, sponsored jointly by the Washington University in St. Louis Chinese Students & Scholars Association and the Taiwanese Graduate Students Association, was held Sept. 30 in Graham Chapel. The celebration included singing, dancing, musicians, magic and a talk show, and was preceded by a dinner for 700 people in The Gargoyle. Pictured is magician Xu Shuang, a first-year student in the LLM program at the School of Law. Mid-Autumn Day, a festival akin to American Thanksgiving, is widely celebrated by people across the Taiwan Strait, say student organizers. The theme of this year’s celebration was “Gathering.” The event was organized to bring together students from mainland China and Taiwan. (Credit: Kevin Lowder)