Photo spread: WC celebrates Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday remembering friends and family members who have died. Día de los Muertos was celebrated from Oct. 31 through Nov. 2. Above, Associate Professor of Spanish Dr. Elena Deanda-Camacho’s HPS 101 class created an ofrenda, or altar, in the dining hall. Students were encouraged to “take an orange, write the name of your favorite person, and add it to our offerings,” according to the email sent out by Dr. Deanda-Camacho.
On Nov. 2, the Latin American Student Association and Global Education Office hosted a papel picado night in the Egg. Papel picado is made by cutting desgns into sheets of tissue paper. Above, freshman Faithlyn Hunter shows off her finished papel picado. Below, freshmen Hilde Perrin and Regina Del Pilar work on theirs. More papel picado examples can be seen in the photos of the ofrendas.

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