As the holiday season begins it is important to stay educated on the holidays and where they originated from. One of the most problematic and controversial holidays is "Thanksgiving". As kids, we are taught an inaccurate and nonviolent version of Thanksgiving. It is taught that Native Americans and Europeans coexisted peacefully, but that is anything but the truth. … [Read more...] about Happy Turkey Day!
Happy November, I hope you all had a spooky October! November marks the beginning of the holiday season and we have important religious holidays this month. As always it is important to stay informed and aware of all the religious observances and holidays that exist outside of your own beliefs. For this month I wanted to highlight All Saints Day. All Saints Day is also … [Read more...] about November Religious Holidays/Observances
Happy Day of the Dead! People that celebrate el Dia de Los Muertos celebrate their lost ones and keep their memory alive all at once. Dia de Los Muertos is usually celebrated in Mexico and other Latin American countries, but since several Mexican natives have migrated to the U.S. it is celebrated here as well. Some people that celebrate … [Read more...] about Feliz Dia de Los Muertos!
Oh how time flies! It is now October, which means it is LGBTQ+ Pride Month! This month events are being held by the Multicultural Programs, LGBTQ+ Student Services, Advocates, Spectrum, Melaqueer, MO State NAACP Collegiate Chapter, Disability Resource Center, SAC, RHA, Ozark Lesbian and Gay Archives, Diversity & Inclusion, and the MSU Theater Department. The events … [Read more...] about LGBTQ+ History Month
As Latinx Heritage Month (nationally known as Hispanic Heritage Month) closes, I wanted to highlight a few of my favorite events from the month. All of the events were amazing and the month entirely was an absolute success. My top favorite events were the Sustainable to Store Bought Screening, Brazil: Culture and Traditions, and Latinx Immigration Panel. These events … [Read more...] about Latinx Heritage Month Recap & Highlights