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...

Spanish Club makes ‘alfombras’ for Latino Heritage Month

Jason Hardimon | The Daily Eastern News Kristi Zoubka, a sophomore athletic training major, and Rachel Washburn, a sophomore elementary education major work together on an alfombra for Eastern’s Spanish club. “The freehanding is going a lot better than I thought it would,” Zoubka said. “We’re kind of rainbow hombreing it.”

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

September 14, 2016

After an entire summer of planning and prepping, Eastern’s Spanish Club organized the making of an alfombra, or carpet, for their Latino Heritage Month project Wednesday in the hallway of the art wing in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Club president Kasey Adams came up with the idea for the project...

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...

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