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Diwali Q&A with Ananya Tadikonda

Senior Ananya Tadikonda plays the veena, a traditional Indian instrument, in celebration of Diwali. Diwali will take place on Oct. 30.

Lin-Lin Mo, Reporter

October 13, 2016

Q: What is Diwali? T: “It’s kind of a new start to a new life and a time of the year. There is a religious meaning to it, like when the gods defeat the demons, that’s one religious meaning that some people may take it as. But, I think, in terms of life lessons, Diwali does teach you a lo...

Despite ubiquity of certain holiday foods, many families still eat variety of distinct traditional dishes

Despite ubiquity of certain holiday foods, many families still eat variety of distinct traditional dishes

feature

December 14, 2015

During the holidays, many people have their own food traditions whether it results from their ethnicity, religion or just their family. Vivian Halloran, Food Studies Professor at Indiana University, observes that family holiday traditions give multiple generations a chance to share and perform their own...

Diwali

Diwali

blogs

November 21, 2014

Diwali, the festival of lights is one of the biggest and brightest festivals in India. Many different regions celebrate this holiday, but the universal symbol is the victory of good over evil. The date varies every year because it is chosen through the Hindu lunar calendar. Usually, it falls around mid-October...

Indian Student Alliance to Hold Diwali Party

The executive council of ISA stand at the call out meeting and introduce themselves to the new club members.

Beats

September 25, 2014

Indian Student Alliance (ISA) will have an executive council meeting this Friday in Room A326 to plan a Diwali celebration. Diwali is a Hindu festival that means the festival of lights. Officer and junior Aryaman Gupta said it is similar to Christmas. Traditionally, gifts are exchanged to fami...