Building an educational bridge

November 5, 2018

Strong community, resilient history and vibrant traditions are key elements of the Pacific Islands culture. These same elements are the foundation of the Pacific Islands Studies initiative — and a new $600,000 grant.

Día de los Muertos is not a “Mexican Halloween”

November 1, 2018

Despite the growing popularity of the festivities and their symbols, both within and outside of the U.S. Latinx community, few really know the meaning of the celebration.

What are we really celebrating?

October 8, 2018

Columbus Day – a day that honors Christopher Columbus and his arrival to the Americas in 1492 – romanticizes colonization while ignoring the existence and narrative of indigenous people.

Pow Wow etiquette, come participate and learn…respectfully.

April 2, 2018

The University of Utah’s 46th Annual Pow Wow is April 6 & 7! While the Pow Wow is free and open to the public, organizers encourage attendees to be respectful and adhere to proper pow wow etiquette.

Self-care: narcissistic or necessary?

March 19, 2018

Self-care is any deliberate act to take care of our mental, emotional, and/or physical health. In our own routines, we must consider where to draw the line in judging other’s efforts.

Lilly Kanishka

January 29, 2018

A director, a student, an activist. Lilly Kanishka’s experiences and passion for social justice has become the driving force for her involvement in student organizations.

‘Let America Be America Again’ – Langston Hughes

January 29, 2018

As Black History Month approaches, Langton Hughes’ poem ‘Let America Be America Again’ encourages us to consider where we have been (from pre-colonization; to 1776; to 1936; to 2018).


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