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Cultural diversity celebrated during annual CARNAVAL

Students dance along Brazilian dancers in costume

Edward Ruano

April 9, 2016

The University Student Union hosted its 19th annual CARNAVAL event to celebrate the cultural diversity at CSUN and around the globe. The free event sprawled across Plaza Del Sol, featuring tables with henna tattoos and calligraphy artists, tarot card readings, a photo booth and more. Crowds of students...

Carnaval celebrates global diversity

Performers demonstrate a Persian dance routine at Carnaval on March 26. Photo credit: Jamie Perez

Jamie Perez

March 26, 2015

CSUN matadors came together to celebrate a day of diversity and culture at Carnaval in the Plaza del Sol on Thursday. Live performances, free food from around the world, arts and crafts, and other cultural activities were among the featured attractions. The diversity presented was also entwined...

Carnaval celebrates diversity on campus with performances and food

Megan Diskin

April 18, 2013

CSUN’s 16th annual Carnaval, a celebration of diversity, drew students of all backgrounds with the lure of free food and fun activities to the USU’s Plaza del Sol. Students were able to enjoy activities such as dance and musical performances, henna tattoos, calligraphy and arts and crafts. “W...

CSUN holds 16th annual Carnaval

Jorge Neri

April 16, 2013

The 16th annual CSUN Carnaval gives students the opportunity to go on a free international tour and experience different cultures. As one of the most diverse campuses in the CSU system, CSUN has eight different ethnic studies programs, and each will be represented at Carnaval. The University Student Union will le...

CSUN’s USU hosts Carnaval to celebrate cultural diversity

Kristopher A. Fortin

April 14, 2011

The index-finger sized line below the other symbols started the name Roza, the mother of CSUN student Jose Garcia. A red dot was placed above the symbol in Persian Calligraphy that spelled out Garcia’s mother symbolized warmth. “It was something I’ve never seen done in real life,” Gar...

Students to celebrate CSUN’s multicultural community with 13th annual Carnaval

Susan Murray

April 13, 2010

CSUN is to hold its 13th annual free multicultural Carnaval event. Hamid Jahangard, University Student Union (USU) program coordinator for major events said Carnaval is a celebration of diversity and the goal is to educate students on the various cultures of the world, most of which are represente...

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