The Daily Eastern News

Islamic students open up about religion and culture

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

January 9, 2017

  Even though they are in the United States, students from Saudi Arabia are still finding ways to practice their culture and Islamic faith. Sunni Islam is the predominant religion in Saudi Arabia. Fatimah Alqurini, a freshman biological sciences major who came to the United States from...

Day of the Dead celebration honors the fallen

Jess Mathon, a junior middle level education major gets her face painted on Wednesday during the “Dia de los Muertos” celebration hosted by the Latin American Student Organization in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King, Jr. University Union.

Torri Griffith, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015

Painted faces in colors of white, black, pink and purple strode around the Grand Ballroom in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Wednesday celebrating Day of the Dead. Dia de Los Muertos translates to Day of the Dead, the English term most Americans use. The Day of the Dead celebration...

Lock-in to help students relax, socialize

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

October 19, 2015

Students looking to wind down during the excitement of Homecoming week can do so at Black Student Union’s Homecoming Lock-In. BSU is having their night of games, movie and music at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Cultural Center, which is on 600 E. Lincoln Ave. This lock-in was implemented by the organization...

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