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Indigenous People’s Day celebrates native culture

Stephanie Riedel, Staff Writer October 27, 2015

On the second floor of the Wisconsin Historical Museum, a giant photograph of a drawing hangs on the wall. A tall, blue crane leads three yellow martens, a brown bear, an orange man and a green fish along...

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Race is not a costume

Mouna Algahaithi, News Editor October 27, 2015

This Halloween, allow two words to be the deciding factor between whether you should wear a certain costume or not: cultural appropriation. A cliff-note definition of culture says that culture “consists...

Cathryn Mellender of Ballet Folklorico Zihua performs a traditional Mexican dance in costumes made by Ballet Folklorico Zihua Director Dulce Mellender.

Hundreds in city celebrate Mexican Independence Day

Mouna Algahaithi, News Editor October 1, 2015

The aroma of corn tortillas and cilantro filled the parking lot of the Mallards Baseball Stadium. Traditional musical instruments like the marimba and the guitarrón mexicano kissed the air as attendees...

Muslim community mourns lives lost in Hajj tragedy

Mouna Algahaithi, News Editor October 1, 2015

If you were driving around town on Sept. 24, you may have noticed an abundance of Muslims dressed in fancy clothing, ranging from sparkly dresses to traditional wraps and turbans. Thousands of Muslims...

Crowd at the Taste of Madison

Taste of Madison offered visitors range of tasty, affordable options

Mouna Algahaithi, News Editor September 16, 2015

Whether it was Venezuelan sweet plantains and roasted garlic empanadas or deep-fried cookie dough, the selection at Taste of Madison was far from average. Madison hosted its 33rd annual end-of-summer food...

Black Friday taking away from family

Ilham, Staff Writer December 3, 2012

I am glad I experienced this American celebration of gratitude for life’s blessings, with my mentor family. At Thanksgiving, people get together with their families, eat turkey and watch football on...

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