Tuesday | May 3, 2016

Category: Cultural Spotlight

Laughing-Buddha
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

Rosa-Parks
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.

paris-france-lunar-new-year
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

mymulticulturalthanksgiving_1
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

Quran-Islam-Ramadan
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

yom-kippur
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

#blacklivesmatter
Cultural Spotlight, Culture, Delta Phi Lambda, Monthly Feature, News & Events

Black Lives Matter, Our Lives Matter

By Kristine “Aster” Medina, Assistant Editor “Chubby chink!” or “Ching! Chang chong!” are examples of what I heard from other

Dragon
Cultural Spotlight, Culture

2012 – The Year of the Dragon

By: Stephenie “Remedi” Lai, Staff Writer According to Chinese Zodiac, 2012 brings the Year of the Dragon. More specifically, the

My Sassy Girl
Cultural Spotlight

Culture Spotlight: Asian dating traditions alive in Western societies

By Gaoli “Chamomile” Moua, Staff Writer and Copy Editor Although globalization has carried Western ideas of dating further East, dating