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Pan de Muerto is a popular food item that is made to be placed on the ofrenda for souls.

Celebrating Día de los Muertos

November 1, 2022

El Día de los Muertos, or The Day of the Dead, is a multiple-day Mexican holiday that reunites the living and the dead. Ofrendas, or offerings, are created to honor deceased loved ones and keep their...

Members of the Weber State University Ballet Folklorico group take part in one of the community events celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Weber State on Sept. 30. Photo credit: Weber State University

Celebrating the dead once more

Caitlyn Nichols November 10, 2021

Celebrations in Ogden for Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, finished with a final, lively night at The Monarch on Nov. 5, including dances from the Weber State University Ballet Folklórico. The...

Weber State University students and staff made hand warmers to give out at the event. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost) Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

Celebrating with sugar skulls

Kennedy Robins November 1, 2021

Talk about a lot of sugar! On Oct. 27, the Center for Multicultural Excellence partnered with Weber State University students to make sugar skulls and hand warmers and prepare for the celebration of Dia...

Day of the Dead has been a tradition since the 16th century. (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

Las celebraciones del Dia de los Muertos continúan en WSU

Lissete Landaverde November 11, 2020

Los Programas de Diversidad en Weber State celebran el Día de Muertos con exhibiciones de altares en el campus y múltiples eventos en Zoom el 1 y 2 de noviembre. WSU Ballet Folklórico, Hispanic...

Sugar skulls are used to represent those that have departed. (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

Day of the Dead celebrations live on at WSU

Lissete Landaverde November 9, 2020

Weber State University's Diversity Programs celebrated Day of the Dead with altar displays on campus and multiple Zoom events on Nov. 1 and 2. WSU Ballet Folklórico, the Hispanic Area Council and...

An elaborate altar in the zócalo (city square) constructed for the Día de los Muertos Festival in Oaxaca, Mexico.
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A celebration of life, not death

Sharon Valverde Vargas October 25, 2019

You've probably heard of the Day of the Dead, a deep-rooted tradition celebrated annually at the end of October. Día de los Muertos honors the dead with festivals and lively celebrations, according...

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Día de los Muertos en campus de Davis

Rosa Arambula November 1, 2016

Día de los Muertos, conocido en inglés como Day of the Dead, es una fiesta mexicana que se celebra en todo México y en los Estados Unidos.Bahar Alimadadi, del último año, es la...

Día De Los Muertos is celebrated at Weber State Universitys Davis campus on Oct. 28. (Francisca Flores / The Signpost)

Día De Los Muertos reaches WSU Davis

Francisca Flores October 30, 2016

Día De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and by people of Mexican descent living elsewhere, especially the United States. Director for Diversity Bahar Alamadadi...

WSU students celebrate both Halloween and Day of the Dead

October 31, 2013

Today, people recognize Halloween as a holiday when children dress up in costumes and parade from house to house to receive candy at every door. For adults, it presents an opportunity to host parties...

Dia de los Muertos

November 1, 2011

“Trick or a Treat”, a popular saying said in the United States on the 31st of October. Halloween is a day where people take the opportunity to dress up as someone else. They can be a hero, someone...

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