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Campus, Community Invited to Celebrate Día de los Muertos

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Cal State Fullerton celebrates Día de los Muertos — a Mexican holiday to remember friends and family members who have died — with two days of performances, arts and crafts, face painting and food. The Nov. 1-2 events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. — Quad

Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (M.E.Ch.A.) de CSUF presents an all-day celebration with activities such as sugar skull decorating, a paper crafts workshop, face painting and an altar exhibition competition with prizes.

Performances include: Ballet Folklórico de CSUF (12:30 p.m.), Son Jarocho (6 p.m.) and Danza Azteca (8 p.m.).

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. — Humanities-Social Sciences Building plaza

The Chicana Chicano Studies Alliance (C@SA), Xicanx Feminist Alliance, Hermanos Unidos and Latino Business Student Association present a full lineup of festivities, including musical and dance performances, a professor spotlight and a candlelight vigil.

Scheduled performances include: Danza Azteca, Ballet Folklórico de CSUF and Mariachi.

Both events are co-sponsored by Associated Student Inc.’s Association for InterCultural Awareness.