Monday | October 5, 2015

Category: Cultural Spotlight

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

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

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

Cultural Spotlight

Cultural spotlight: Asian urban legends/ghost stories

By: Christine “ECKO” Ho, Staff Writer Many Asians believe in spirits, ghosts, and the afterlife as a whole. Some horror

Chinese New Years Rabbit
Cultural Spotlight

Rabbit/Cat signs stay calm, value privacy

By Alexandria “Wisteria” Prejido, Staff Writer According to the Chinese zodiac, 2011 is the year of the rabbit. The rabbit

Photo credit: Christine "ECKO" Ho
Cultural Spotlight

Sister discovers own culture during trip to Korea

By Christine “ECKO” Ho, Contributing Writer Delta Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. is a sorority that is about sisterhood and bringing

Cultural Spotlight

Sisters reflect on growing up with mixed backgrounds

By Stephenie “Remedi” Lai, Staff Writer It’s February, the shortest month of the year. But even with less time, there

Jean "Sistine" An, Jeannie "Hype" Cho, Alexane "Mirage" Do, and Hannah "Enigma" Kamau meet up in Seoul, South Korea
Cultural Spotlight, Monthly Feature

Sisters share Thanksgiving traditions while abroad

Thanksgiving Day commemorates the expression of gratitude and appreciation. For families with roots outside of the United States, adoption of