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[Photo Story] The Best Photos From Day Two Of THON 2023

The second day of THON 2023 was jam-packed with dancing, performances, and more. With hair donations, the Kids’ Talent Show, Pep Rally, and a surprise concert, the BJC was boomin’ on Saturday.

Here are some of our favorite pictures that our photographers captured throughout the day.

In the early hours of the morning, dancers kept active by playing games and opening up some mail.

Dancers, volunteers, and spectators took to the stage to donate their hair.

Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro made an appearance and addressed everyone on stage.

The Kids’ Talent Show performances included dancing, singing, and more.

THON families had to opportunity to hang out with some of the athletes before the Pep Rally.

The BJC experienced White Out conditions just in time for Pep Rally.

Athletic Director Pat Kraft and President Neeli Bendapudi made their first appearances at THON together.

Women’s lacrosse came out victorious in the end at the THON 2023 Pep Rally, taking the crown from men’s soccer.

DJ Whethan emerged on stage as Saturday night’s headliner.

Then, there were some overnight acts that kept the BJC going.

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Annie Kubiak

Annie is a junior marketing major from Pittsburgh, PA, and is Onward State's assistant visual editor. While she doesn’t have an athletic bone in her body, she enjoys watching sports, music, and photography. Check out her photography Instagram @anniekubiakphotography and boost her ego by liking some pictures.

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