Entries tagged with ‘Culture’

International Culture Celebrated at Gustavus

Diversity and international culture will be celebrated at Gustavus Adolphus College this weekend. The College will host its annual International Festival on Friday, Nov. 16, while the Hmong New Year will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 17. Both events are open to the public.

Lunar New Year Celebration at Gustavus

A Lunar New Year Celebration will be held at Gustavus at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23 in Alumni Hall, located in O.J. Johnson Student Union. Lunar New Year is celebrated annually in China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, and elsewhere. It is the most important and meaningful spiritual festival for people in these countries. As a celebration of the change of nature, it marks the transition from winter to spring.

Is Ohio Sniper Suspect Mentally Ill?

Everyone wants to know if the Ohio sniper suspect is clinically mentally ill. If he is, Americans will likely dismiss him as a "nut," and stop thinking about him as a member of a troubled culture, says Karen Larson, a cultural anthropologist and professor.