The Daily Eastern News

Students celebrate Day of the Dead with traditions, dancing, altars and food

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

October 31, 2017

  To honor deceased loved ones, the University Ballroom in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union was transformed into a Day of the Dead celebration, featuring traditional dances, an altar and face painting. The Mexican tradition was brought to Eastern’s campus to educate students on...

Day of the Dead to teach culture, celebrate life

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

October 30, 2017

Latino registered student organizations will turn the Grand Ballroom into a fiesta for Día de los Muertos from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Although this coincides with the American holiday of Halloween, Julisa Bautista, president of the Latin American...

Go ahead, celebrate but stay responsible

Staff Editorial

October 16, 2017

Homecoming Week is officially upon us and along with wearing blue to celebrate school spirit; many students are taking it upon themselves to go the extra mile to welcome in homecoming. What better, stereotypical way to ring in homecoming than chugging gallons of booze and getting blackout drunk everyday...

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