Friday | July 29, 2016

Category: Cultural Spotlight

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Cultural Spotlight, Culture

Travel Guide to Asia: Kazakhstan

By Christine “ICON” Shin, Staff Writer Summer is here, and traveling has begun for many of our sisters (as shown

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Cultural Spotlight, Culture

Cultural Spotlight: A Story of Refuge from the Khmer Rouge

By Dany “Vegas” Son, Contributing Writer June 20 marked the day for refugee awareness around the world. World Refugee Day

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Cultural Spotlight, Culture

Cultural Spotlight: Embracing Asian-Pacific Heritage

By Tamera “EON” Pillay, Staff Writer As a member of any Asian-interest organization, you may be surrounded by people who

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Cultural Spotlight, Culture

Cultural Spotlight: The Luck of Asia

By Christina “ICON” Shin, Staff Writer People associate shamrocks, pots of gold, and the color green as symbols of luck

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Cultural Spotlight, Culture

Cultural Spotlight: NPHC Greeks Arise from Social Injustices

By Jessie “Decipher” Kim, Staff Writer Prominent members in the civil rights movement were Martin Luther King Jr. and W.E.B.

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Cultural Spotlight, Culture, Featured

Cultural Spotlight: Celebrating Lunar New Year

By Jenna “Eviana” Bradshaw, Staff Writer A common misconception exists where people equate the Lunar New Year with the Chinese

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Cultural Spotlight, Culture, Food, Lifestyle

Cultural Spotlight: Savitre’s Multicultural Thanksgiving

By Savitre “Rapture” Schaefferkoetter, Staff Writer For those who personally know me, you have probably joked about the length of my

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Cultural Spotlight, Culture

Cultural Spotlight: Zinnia’s Muslim Holiday Musings

By Nazia “Zinnia” Khan, Contributing Writer Many holidays are not observed in Islam, but the few that we have, we

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Cultural Spotlight, Culture, Featured

Yom Kippur: An Outsider’s Observance

By Ashley “Deviate” Garrett, Contributing Writer It’s Tuesday, Sept. 22, and my office closed at noon. Sunset marked the holiest day

Pope Francis waves to crowdgoers during the Papal Parade on his visit to the nation's capital on Sept. 23.
Cultural Spotlight, Culture, Featured

Pope Francis Ignites West Florida Alumna’s Faith

By Jennifer “Salome” Albesa, Contributing Writer Over a year ago when, I started telling my roommates, friends, coworkers, and even