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Johnson conveys life in perspective

From the Native American Kuruk tribe, storyteller Trevor Johnson tells listeners how important herbs are in his culture Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. After describing the medicinal benefits of sage, participants were instructed to wrap the sage with yarn and use it to keep away harm. The event was sponsored by the Multicultural Club Council. / photo by Nanor Zinzalian Celene Vargas Arts Editor Native... 

Sukkah built for Sukkot celebration

Karla Rendon News Editor The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life and Hillel hosted an all-day celebration for Sukkot, which included Israeli food, a movie and the building and blessing of a sukkah in Sneaky Park on Wednesday. University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner organized the event to help make the celebration possible. Sukkot is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the Israelites’ walking through... 

On the Calendar

Pajama Power Hour President Devorah Lieberman and ASULV will host the spring semester’s town hall meeting at 10 p.m. Monday in La Fetra Lecture Hall. Members of the administration will be present to address student concerns. Students are encouraged to wear pajamas to the event.  Earth Day Celebration The Campus Activities Board will host a reggae band for its Earth Day celebration from 11 a.m. to... 

Multicultural Club celebrates Latino culture

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer Students, faculty and staff came together by forming “familias,” while discovering their individual cultural identities at the Latino student retreat on Nov. 8. More than 20 people attended the fall retreat, designed to help the University’s students become better acquainted with faculty and staff and discuss any questions and concerns they had regarding their experience... 

Multicultural munching

Multicultural munching
Cal Poly Pomona junior civil engineering major Hector Cardenas and Crystal Hermosillo, junior liberal studies major at La Verne, talk with Rosa Lilia Gradilla, the intercultural program coordinator, about the Multicultural Club diversity retreat. Gradilla hosted the welcome back barbecue held by the Multicultural and First Generation clubs Sept. 5. / photo by Stephanie Ball  Read More →

Storytellers help Aztecs come alive

Storytellers help Aztecs come alive
Michael Heralda and his wife, Sandy, led a story-telling session Nov. 12. Heralda focused on the Mexican Aztec Culture by introducing the Aztec Nahuatl language and various hand-made musical instruments. Heralda performed for a crowded room, playing a flute called “parkas,” as his wife, Sandy plays the huehuetl drum. Heralda eventually invited his guests to play various instruments to create... 
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