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Día de Los Muertos ‘is not Mexican Halloween’

Día de Los Muertos ‘is not Mexican Halloween’

Daisy Reyes Guzman

November 2, 2017

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; flowe...

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

Judelle Tyson

November 1, 2017

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...

Spanish Club ‘more than just learning language’

Spanish Club ‘more than just learning language’

Denush Vidanapathirana

October 15, 2017

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...

Día de los Muertos event celebrates lives of the dead

Yvette Ordonez

November 11, 2015

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,...

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