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Rangoli decorations, made using coloured powder, are popular during Diwali.  Photo: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Rangoli_of_Lights.jpg">Subharnab Majumdar</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Rangoli decorations, made using coloured powder, are popular during Diwali. Photo: Subharnab Majumdar, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

SLU hosts Diwali celebration

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, began last night and is celebrated around the world. The five-day event is one of the biggest festivals in India, and often includes food, dancing, parties and lots of colorful lights. The festival symbolizes the victory of light over dark, good over evil.

St. Lawrence University's Asia Club, which helps raise the awareness of Asian culture on campus, is hosting a Diwali celebration on Saturday, November 9 at 5 pm in Eben Holden Hall. Todd Moe spoke with two of the student organizers.  Go to full article

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