The Daily Eastern News

Dia de los Muertos to raise cultural awareness around Eastern

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 31, 2018

Eastern’s annual Dia de los Muertos celebration will take place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday in the University Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The University Board, the Latin American Student Organization (LASO), the Foreign Language Department, the Spanish Club, Alpha Psi Lam...

LASO to teach children about Día de los Muertos

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

September 28, 2017

The Latin American Student Organization will introduce Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, to children by reading them picture books, explaining the holiday’s history as well as making sugar skull masks. As part of the Booth Library’s ‘Story Time’ series, LASO will read 10 a.m. Saturday...

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...

‘Day of the Dead’ coming to Tarble Arts Center

Darell Brewster, a sophmore communactions studies, paints a mask for the Day of the Dead party at the Cultural Center on Oct. 30, 2014.

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

September 23, 2015

If students are looking for a way to create art for the holiday “Day of the Dead,” they can do so in the Tarble Arts Center at 4.p.m. Monday. This event is one of the many, in celebration of Latin American Heritage month and it is one of the newer events. Kit Morice, the Tarble Art Center’s...

Students experience Dia De Los Muertos

Students experience Dia De Los Muertos

Kevin Hall, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2014

Students were given an opportunity to experience some Spanish culture Thursday evening at the Dia De Los Muertos (Day of The Dead) event hosted by LASSO and the University Board in the Cultural Center. The Dia De Los Muertos event contained an assortment of activities for students to participate in....

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