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Wei Wei Wang remembered

Wei Wei Wang, a sophomore in economics, passed away last Wednesday from injuries she sustained in a car accident on Forbes Avenue.

She was fondly remembered in a service last Saturday near her hometown in New York.

Wei Wei was involved in many campus activities, including Asian-interest sorority Kappa Phi Lambda and Alpha Kappa Psi, a business fraternity. She worked in the Office of International Education and was a cheerleader, a teaching assistant for Advanced Chinese, and a member of SIFE (Students In Free Enterprise).

I met Wei Wei our freshman year when she and I pledged for Kappa Phi Lambda. She was very cheerful, sweet, and easy to talk to; we quickly became comfortable with each other.

Last semester, she invited me over to her dorm and showed me her cheerleading uniform because she had just joined the team. She was very excited to pursue her interest in cheerleading and told me she had many practices and games lined up. She didn’t even seem to mind that they took up a lot of her time.

Wei Wei not only enjoyed cheerleading but she had a passion for dance and step. Since her freshman year, she performed in shows such as “One Night in Beijing” and Culture Night. She also choreographed Kappa Phi Lambda’s recent step performance in Greek Sing.

This Friday from 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm at the Main Stage of Carnival, Kappa Phi Lambda will present the step performance Wei Wei choreographed in honor of her spirit and passions for the things she enjoyed best.