By Cristina Arreola | 03/03/2015 - 15:07
On March 3, we celebrate National Anthem Day, an American tribute to our own anthem, "the Star Spangled Banner." Written during the War of 1812 by Francis Scott Key, the patriotic tune has becom
By Kenrya Rankin Naasel | 10/24/2008 - 12:24
Día De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead is a holiday that has been celebrated for thousands of years. The goal of the celebration is to honor and pray for deceased friends and family members. Although tied to the Catholic holy days of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day, which fall on the same calendar dates (Nov. 1st & 2nd), the origins of the modern holiday can be traced to indigenous observances, most specifically to an Aztec festival dedicated to a goddess called Mictecacihuatl or "The Lady of the Dead".