On Thursday, the Organization for Latinx Awareness (OLA) held their annual event celebrating Día De Los Muertos, a holiday that is celebrated Throughout Mexico and Latin America, at the Umbrella House. During the celebration, people make altars or ofrendas to honor the loved ones they have lost. For the event, attendees were told to bring pictures of loved ones that have passed in order to honor them on the altar. OLA served conchas, Abuelita hot chocolate, and vanilla and strawberry alote.
Patrick Smoker is a senior from Kalamazoo, Michigan. He is majoring in Geological Sciences with a minor in GIS. In addition to being a photographer for the Pleiad, He also plays tennis for the men’s tennis team.