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The Year of the Rooster

The Year of the Rooster

Mariah Williams, Staff Reporter
February 14
Filed under Community

Students enjoyed an afternoon of food, fun and games, all while celebrating Chinese culture. The Confucius Institute at the University of Toledo celebrated their fifth annual Chinese New Year and Spring Festival Feb. 13 from 11 to 2 p.m. at their free event in the Student Union Auditorium. The...

Single and ready to mingle

Single and ready to mingle

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
February 7
Filed under Community

Students were given the opportunity Thursday night to mingle and enjoy a night of entertainment all while being immersed in Chinese American culture. The University of Toledo’s Chinese American Student Associate hosted Singles Night Feb. 2 at R&B Bubble Tea KTV. “The purpose of Singles...

Sigma Lambda Beta celebrates a melting pot

Sigma Lambda Beta celebrates a melting pot

Areeba Shah, Staff Reporter
January 31
Filed under Community

When it comes to diversity, the University of Toledo is a melting pot. Students of different cultures and backgrounds are an integral part of campus and specific events are hosted on campus to promote cultural awareness. Noche de Cultura was one such event, held in Rocky’s Attic Jan. 27 at 6:30...

Bridging the cultural divide

Maisha Rashid, Opinion Editor
April 20
Filed under Culture Clash, Special, Top Stories

Thinking about diversity makes you distinguish some very personal and intricate details about yourself. It makes you really look at your identity and realize it isn’t just a plain account your experiences and surroundings. Rather, you realize you are bigger than just you; you are a converging point...

UT celebrates the ‘Rhythms of Africa’

UT celebrates the ‘Rhythms of Africa’

Emily Schnipke, Community Editor
March 30
Filed under Community

Students can take a peek into the traditions of Africa during an event put on by the University of Toledo’s African Peoples’ Association on April 2 in the Student Union Auditorium. Nnenna Kalu, second-year biology major and APA event coordinator, says that this event serves as an education resource...

Culture in a new light

Culture in a new light

Marla Gootee and Anna Glore, Staff Reporter and Community Editor
November 4
Filed under Community

In the middle of fall, a season where daylight decreases daily, students celebrate the Hindu Festival of Lights known as Diwali. Every year the Indian Students Cultural Organization celebrates the Diwali holiday by hosting their annual event called Diya, which means light in Hindu. “It’s basically...

Students share national traditions and culture at annual International Dinner

Students share national traditions and culture at annual International Dinner

Torrie Jadlocki, Staff Reporter
March 18
Filed under News

Students from around the world will reminisce their heritage from the 1950s-80s at the 39th Annual International Dinner Gala. “People will come dressed up in their own national eras from 50’s through 80’s,” said Shagufta Sami, a second-year computer science graduate student, graduate assistant...

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