Campus organizations join together to host Diwali Festival

Students are served traditional Diwali food. | Photo by Keelan Bailey Colorado State University-Pueblo organizations and clubs joined together Nov. 11 to host the 3rd annual Diwali Festival in the Underground of the Occhiato University Center. The organizations and clubs that participated with the event were CSU-Pueblo International Students Association, CSU-Pueblo Asian Students Association, Center for International Programs, Diversity Resource Center and Student Engagement and Leadership. Diwali, an ancient Hindu festival, is a festival of lights. The festival, consisting of a five-day celebration, is celebrated in India and other parts...


Eid-Ul-Adha from CSU-Pueblo TODAY on Vimeo. Story by Sydney McIntyre Eid is a global event celebrated throughout South Asia and the Middle East. M. Talha Qureshi came to CSU-Pueblo from Pakistan, and he shared this piece of his culture Wednesday as students gathered to celebrate the holiday of Eid-ul-Adha. People on this holiday greet each other by saying “Eid Mubarak.” Mubarak means blessed, and this holiday is much similar to the American holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas. At this cultural event, Qureshi began with a welcome to all who were...