Preeti Vasudevan is an Indian classical dancer in the genre of Bharatanatyam. Bharatanatyam is an ancient, and perhaps the most evolved form of Indian classical dance. Vasudevan was born in Madras in the Southern region of India. She took an interest in dancing when she was around four years old.
A great poet named Elizabeth Acevedo came to St. Joseph’s College and did a great performance of her poems. Students and some of the staff were in the auditorium to watch the performance. We all grabbed s
From all the poems, beautifully performed and written by the genius Elizabeth Acevedo, a Latin-American descendant poet, the one that really caught my attention was the poem tittled “Hair.” When one initially thinks about Latin American culture, it is difficult to take in to consideration the great role that hair has in this culture, and overall the
On Thursday, September 14th 2017, we observed an event during common hour, from 1p.m. to 2p.m. The event was organized by the Multicultural Student Life organization and Poder Latino as a kickoff for Hispanic Awareness month.
Have you ever asked yourself why women would wear white on their wedding day but black at a funeral? Have you asked yourself why white represents angels and black represents demons? Or even white representing “pure”, and black “dirty.”
On Thursday, October 19th, some of the ACES program students at St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn joined the Director of the Program, Professor Catherine Meehan and the Assistant Director, Professor Erica David to go see the much anticipated play “M. Butterfly” at the Cort Theatre on Broadway.
Remember the saying, “The only person you should try to be better than is who you were yesterday.” Therefore, trust yourself and your abilities and NEVER compare yourself to others.
The way I see immigration in the United States is very complicated, which makes me feel all kinds of emotions. When I first came to the U.S, I was about 13 years old. I didn't know the meaning of the word “immigrant”, so I developed my own meaning based on people’s opinions on the issue.