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Urban Soul Movement: A member and some of his favorite moves

Urban Soul Movement: A member and some of his favorite moves

Alyssa Hui

March 24, 2018

rban Soul Movement is a MVHS club that focuses on learning and practicing breakdancing. It meets every Friday after school in room D109, the dance room. Senior Joshua Citajaya shows off three different moves that he has learned and practiced during his time at USM. The Chair Freeze Demonstrati...

Urban Soul Movement: The story behind the movement

Urban Soul Movement: The story behind the movement

Alyssa Hui

November 17, 2017

rban Soul Movement is a community where students are welcome to join, hang out and learn how to dance, primarily breakdancing with some hip hop. Many members join with no dance experience and are able to learn during their weekly Friday meetings after school in the dance room. Senior Sherwin Zhang want...

Urban Soul Movement holds practice for upcoming spring showcase

Urban Soul Movement holds practice for upcoming spring showcase

Priya Reddy

March 8, 2017

his past Wednesday, March 1, Urban Soul Movement practiced for the upcoming Spring Showcase. Practices started at the beginning of the year and will continue on in the weeks leading up the showcase in May. Choreography will mainly include elements from hip hop, such  as b-boying and breakdancing, a...

Photo Gallery: Monta Vista Dance Team performs “Under the Mistletoe”

Photo Gallery: Monta Vista Dance Team performs “Under the Mistletoe”

Tyler Lin

December 8, 2015

n Dec. 5 at 7 p.m., the Marquesas Dance Team hosted their winter show, “Under the Mistletoe.” The winter-themed show featured the talents of multiple groups and individuals around the campus including the Dance Team, PE Dance and Urban Soul Movement. The following gallery contains pictures from the e...

Urban Soul Movement performs at Winter Showcase

Urban Soul Movement performs at Winter Showcase

Sharon Tung

December 7, 2015

When Urban Soul Movement president junior Robert Zhou performed a “windmill” and a “halo,” the audience screamed, whooed and cheered on the bleachers of the school gym. The Winter Showcase, on Dec. 5, was a chance to improve USM’s publicity and image. “When you think of hip-hop, a ...

Urban Soul Movement helps members discover hip-hop culture

Urban Soul Movement helps members discover hip-hop culture

Sharon Tung

September 29, 2015

angs. Drugs. Crime. Many people would associate hip-hop culture with negative influences and illegal activities. According to Urban Soul Movement president junior Robert Zhou, hip-hop was actually meant to prevent gangs and crime. Hip-hop culture was started in poorer neighborho...

Cure Cancer Cafe both entertaining and beneficial

Cure Cancer Cafe both entertaining and beneficial

Amrutha Dorai

March 12, 2013

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