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Students create crepe paper flowers to adorn Dia de los Muertos altars during the Oct. 30 event in the cafeteria. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Celebrating the dead

Kenan Jackson November 19, 2014

Living near the border doesn’t come without a cultural benefit. In this case San Diego gets to share with Mexico one of their most picturesque traditions: the celebration of Dia de los Muertos or Day...

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One of many different altars that were on display in the cafeteria to commemorate Dia de Los Muertos. Altars and offerings are created to honor loved ones who have perished. Michelle Moran, City Times.

City celebrates and honors the dead

Torrey Spoerer November 13, 2013

The Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is a traditional Mexican holiday celebrated on the first two days of the month of November. The City College Language Department, in collaboration with faculty...

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Face painting for all ages

Face painting for all ages

veronica gaeta October 31, 2013

Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated on the first and second days of November. The holiday represents rebirth for deceased loved ones and is a celebration held to acknowledge...

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