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Gallery: Humans of Dance Marathon

By MacKenzie Coffman, Tanmay Shankar, Anirudh Keni, Emily Ng, Daanish Bhatti, Ashley Kenney

Apr 7, 2019 5:31 pm

Alexis Carlson, a third-year sociology student, participated in Dance Marathon twice before becoming a color team captain this year. To her, the annual event makes a positive difference in helping educate people about HIV/AIDS.

(Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Fourth-year computer science student Aaron Van Doren wanted to participate in Dance Marathon before graduating, but he decided to take a break and focus on academics as the marathon raged on inside.

(Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Regarding her shark costume, third-year psychology student Arissa Santos said, ''I did mascot work for a while so this is a breeze.''

(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Petra Silvery-Karvounis, a second-year sociology student, threw an astronaut outfit over her Pediatric Aids Coalition T-shirt and joined in on the dancing.

(Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Dressed in a cow onesie, first-year political science student Harrison Kadish paraded on stage for the fashion show.

(Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Kayla Wisnowski, a first-year environmental science student, took a break from dancing to make collages with her friends.

(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Third-year philosophy student Luis Pena, first-year biology student Tom Churchyard and first-year neuroscience student Cole Doolittle dressed in fairytale and '80s workout-themed gear as they entered the ninth hour of Dance Marathon.

(Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

''I’m a little out of it, but mentally I'm in a good place. Dancing is the best thing you can do to stay in a good mood,'' said Katie Mann, a third-year human biology and society student, who is shown hugging her friend Erin Spillane, a second-year human biology and society student.

(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

In line with the ''farm'' theme, fourth-year physiological science student Daniel Hibbard-Lubow and third-year political science student Taryn Gallagher donned carrot onesies.

(Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Olivia Cooney, a third-year Chicana/o studies student, Camille Mohsenin, a third-year world arts and cultures and psychology student and Katie Byrne, a third-year English student, stated that morale was improving in the 22nd hour of dancing because it was nearing the end.

(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

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MacKenzie Coffman | Video Producer
Coffman is the 2019-2020 Video producer and former Assistant Photo editor. She is a fourth-year psychology student with a film minor.
Coffman is the 2019-2020 Video producer and former Assistant Photo editor. She is a fourth-year psychology student with a film minor.
Tanmay is an Assistant Photo editor of the Daily Bruin. He covers the sports beat.
Daanish Bhatti | Assistant Photo editor
Ashley Kenney | Assistant Photo editor