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MEChA celebrates Dia de Los Muertos

Photo shows an altar displaying handmade skulls and a paper jackolantern

Michele Rodriguez

October 31, 2016

With Dia de Los Muertos approaching this Tuesday, Moviemiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlan (MEChA) celebrated with their annual Day of the Dead event Friday night. The CSUN Chicanx House was decorated with ofrendas, or altars honoring the dead, made by students. Each altar featured vibrant colors an...

Misconceptions about “Day of the Dead”

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Michelle Moran

October 26, 2015

Sugar skull face paint is almost expected every time Halloween comes around. People enjoy painting their faces with colorful flowers and decorative designs to create this distinctive look. Although it is a fun look, it is informative to know the background of Day of the Dead if being portrayed. "People...

Day of the Dead bridges the gap between this world and the next

Danza Azteca de Cuauhtemoc dancers perform an indigenous ritual at the start of M.E.Ch.A.'s annual Dia de los Muertos event on Oct. 31 at the Chicano/a House.

Michael J. Arvizu

November 3, 2014

They processed quietly, silently. Each step was measured, landing softly on the concrete ground. They numbered about 100, and made their way through some of the busiest parts of campus –– the Sierra Center, Oviatt Library, Matador walk. The procession stopped pedestrians in their tracks,...

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