Today, Tuesday February 17, is Mardi Gras this year, otherwise known as Fat Tuesday. All around the world people celebrate in different ways. In Italy, it is known as Carnevale, in Brazil it is known as Carnival, and in New Orleans it is known as Mardi Gras.
In celebration of this event, B&G, La Salle University’s Blue and Gold Commons, celebrated in true Louisiana fashion. They had shrimp, gumbo, crawl fish, Bourbon Street Chicken, and to top it all off many sweets including King’s Cake and Beignets. They also gave out beads to students. It was a great way for the La Salle community to immerse themselves in the Mardi Gras celebration without leaving campus.