A special holiday was recognized on Oct. 31 and celebrations have not yet ceased in Baker-Berry Library. No, the holiday to which I’m referring is not Halloween, but Day of the Dead, a Mexican celebration that is observed from October 31st to November 2nd. The colorful display across from the Stacks entrance on First Floor Berry serves as an altar to honor this traditional holiday.
Ballet Folklorico de Dartmouth, an organization that teaches and performs Latino traditional dances, set up this annual display to celebrate the Mexican tradition. Day of the Dead commemorates the belief that the souls of the dead visit their families during those three days…. Read more »