Upcoming Events

Latinx Celebration Dinner 

To celebrate Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month, The Center is engaging with all Latinx/Hispanic-affiliated clubs and organizations for an evening of familia and cultura.  The goal of this dinner is to unite our Latinx presence through leadership & vision, and promote a deeper sense of what it means to be Latinx at our school.  Please know that you do not have to be Latinx to partake in this event as there are many allies that truly love the Latinx culture. Also, you do not have to be a part of a particular club/org to participate. All are welcome! 

Thursday, October 5, 2017  |  6 PM - 8 PM  |  Jot Travis Building, 105 

Frida and Horchata 

Join artist, Jahahi Mazariego as she guides us in learning how to paint like Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo.  Enjoy time with friends and drink plenty of agua de horchata!

Wednesday, October 11, 2017  |  6 PM - 8 PM  |  The Center, 3rd floor of the Joe 

Diwali Night 

Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights celebrated every year in autumn in the northern hemisphere (spring in southern hemisphere).  It is an official holiday in Fiji, Guyana, India, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and recently Sindh Province in Pakistan.  Its celebration includes millions of lights shining on housetops, outside doors and windows, and around temples and other buildings in the communities and countries where it is observed.  

Come celebrate the Dewali with The Center!  Enjoy tea, desserts, and a dance party!  We will all learn this beautiful festival known as Dewali.  

Wednesday, October 18, 2017  |  6 PM - 8 PM  |  The Center, 3rd floor of the Joe 

Latinx Karaoke Night 

In celebration of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month, join us for Latinx Karaoke Night at The Center.  The Center will transform into a lively and energetic lounge filled with cultura, familia and música! Warm up the vocal cords and come prepared to sing your favorite Latin song.  FREE refreshments and snacks will be provided.  This is a non-judgment zone thus highly encourage all to sing and respectfully cheer each other on.

Thursday, October 19, 2017  |  7 PM - 9 PM  |  The Center, 3rd floor of the Joe  

Game of Loans Workshop 

The world of student loans is complicated. In the words of Lord Varys "A small man can cast a very large shadow." As is the same with student loan debt. Join us for FREE donuts and coffee and learn how to pay off your loans. 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017  |  2:30 PM - 4 PM  |  The Center, 3rd floor of the Joe 

Día de los Muertos Altar Exhibition

View and enjoy beautifully decorated altars dedicated to loved ones who have passed away. Día de los Muertos is celebrated in Central and Southern México on November 1st and 2nd.  It is believed that through beautifully decorated altars (ofrendas), the gates of heaven are open at midnight on October 31, and the spirits of all deceased children (angelitos) are allowed to reunite with their family members for 24 hours.  On November 2, the spirits of the adults come down to enjoy the festivities that are prepared for them.  In essence, Día de los Muertos is a celebration rooted in deep cultural tradition.  

Wednesday, October 25 - Wednesday, November 1  |  All Day  |  Joe Crowley Student Union 

Get to Know Us...Ask a Muslim 

Get to Know Us...Ask a Muslim is an event organized by The Center: Every Student, Every Story hosted at the University of Nevada, Reno. The purpose of the event is to strengthen the communication between the Muslim community and the Reno community. Muslims want to spread their message of peace by coming to this event and talking and engaging with all who attend.  The evening will begin with an introduction from The Center's Interim Director, Araceli Martinez, followed by a recitation of the Holy Quran.  Guests are STRONGLY encouraged to bring a vegetarian dish to share with the community.  Following the dinner, guests are encouraged to visit the multiple stations that are organized by Muslim members.  The purpose of these stations is to provide information/resources to members of this community. 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017  |  5 PM - 8 PM  |  Joe Crowley Student Union, Ballroom C 

Unity Graduate Celebration

Each Spring, The Center celebrates the academic accomplishments of our Asian American/Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native, Black, Latinx and Lavender (LGBTQIA+) students through the Cultural Graduate Celebrations. We would like to continue this tradition to unite and celebrate our Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 graduates with the Unity Graduate Celebration. We are joyous to celebrate our students' unique journeys and achievements, together.

Friday, December 8, 2017  |  6 PM - 8 PM  |  Joe Crowley Student Union, Ballrooms  

Events open to all students and University community. Additional events will be added as they occur, please check back frequently.

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