Día de Los Muertos ‘is not Mexican Halloween’

Colorful tables surrounded the Clark Student Center atrium, while the movie “The Book of Life” played in the background. About 49 people made their way around the stations for Día de Los Muertos, which included sugar skull cookie decorating, sponsored by the University Programming Board; flower … [Read more...]

Dia de Los Muertos event to celebrate lives of dead Nov. 1

In the spirit of celebrating Día de Los Muertos — Day of the Dead — the University Programming Board and Bilingual Education Student Organization will host an event to celebrate the lives of the dead on Nov. 1 in the Clark Student Center atrium at 6 p.m. Día de Los Muertos is celebrated every … [Read more...]

Spanish Club ‘more than just learning language’

Room 193 of Clark Student Center was alive with the laughter and chatter of members of the Spanish Club who held their second meeting at 7 p.m. on Oct. 12. A total of 13 of the club's 15 members attended and planned the events for rest of the semester. “We set up three projects so far, with the … [Read more...]

Día de los Muertos event celebrates lives of the dead

Orange, yellow, red, purple. The colors that are associated with life and joy. But in Mexican tradtition, they are colors used to celebrate the dead. Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is celebrated every year on the first and second of November. It is a day made to celebrate, instead of mourn, … [Read more...]