The Latinx Student Association (LSA) has been preparing for the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration all month. It took 10 people to set up an hour before the event began on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. Around 85 students signed into the event. However, it appeared that more than one hundred students attended the event to enjoy the night’s festivities. Students came in for various reasons including EMU’s Edge program, study table hours, and fun.
The Latinx Student Association has been preparing for the Dia de los Muertos celebration all month. Dia de los Muertos is celebrated in many different ways across Hispanic culture, but the underlying theme is to celebrate the lives of loved ones who have died. Having an altar is a Dia de los Muertos tradition that is shared across many Spanish countries. The altar is a symbol of respect for loved ones.