The Daily Nexus hosted the second annual Welcome to Paradise Festival on Tuesday. Students gathered in Storke Plaza to enjoy cotton candy, popcorn, henna tattoos, poetry-to-go and more. Opener Brandi Rose Lentini and headliner The Hypno Rings performed live at the event.

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