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Dia de los Muertos celebration brings out diversity on campus

One of the many altars at the Dia de los Muertos celebration in the University Union Ballroom on Nov. 2 (Photo by Daisy Gutierrez Jimenez)

Daisy Gutierrez Jimenez

November 3, 2016

On Wednesday evening, the University Union Ballroom was filled with many people as they gathered for the 12th annual Dia de los Muertos celebration, hosted by the women of Sigma Pi Alpha. Dia de los Muertos, which translates to Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday celebrated every first and secon...

Traditional celebration of life and death

Marisa Hildebrand

October 30, 2014

While many students reserve the end of October for Halloween parties and carving pumpkins to scare off spirits, other students and community members are preparing to celebrate Dia de los Muertos also known as Day of the Dead to welcome spirits home.Stemming from Aztec tradition, Dia de los Muertos is ...