The Bloomington Arts Commission and the Banneker Community Center Advisory Council have announced the approval of the second Black Lives Matter mural to be installed in April on Sixth Street between College Avenue and Walnut Street.
11 items found for your search. If no results were found please broaden your search.
The Jewish holiday Hanukkah starts Dec. 10 and ends Dec. 18th. The Helen G. Simon Hillel Center is celebrating with virtual events during this period for students of the Jewish faith and allies to celebrate. This includes a nightly lighting of the menorah and a celebration sponsored by the Greek Jewish Council.
Local health mandates and social distancing guidelines are influencing Thanksgiving planning for families. Several students were asked to reflect upon the Thanksgiving traditions they look forward to every year. Jacob Boss, a doctoral candidate in religious studies, will not have a large gathering as usual.
A Black Lives Matter street mural was installed Oct. 24 on Elm Street. Displayed in front of the Banneker Community Center, it was planned in collaboration with members of the center’s Advisory Council and the City of Bloomington Arts Council. A second mural is planned to be placed in a more trafficked area downtown.
IU’s La Casa Latino Cultural Center collaborated with student groups and IU academic departments to host virtual events for Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, starting Monday, Oct. 26 and ending Thursday, Oct. 29.
In order to get into the spooky season, here are a few urban legends told amongst the IU students community. The stories range from the early 1800s to the late 1900s and were collected from old reports in the IU Archives and the Folklore and Ethnomusicology Student Association.
The Indianapolis-based band Huckleberry Funk will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Open Air stage in Dunn Meadow. The band performs primarily R&B and soul music. They include additional influences of funk, hip-hop and rock in their repertoire.
The topic of gender identity and nonconformity has recently sparked numerous debates in the United States relating to rights of identity, using the bathroom and even athletic involvement.
Bloomington is home to a strong and diverse Latinx community. There are several resources available that are both specific to this community, and serve to connect it with allies. In honor of Latinx Heritage Month, here are some student-friendly opportunities to connect with members of the Latinx community:
When Maria “Pili” Del Pilar Gonzalez moved to Bloomington 17 years ago, she missed Mexican cuisine from her home of Puebla, Mexico.
This year, La Casa Latino Cultural Center partnered with Latino cultural centers of other universities, academic student organizations and Bloomington organizations to celebrate Latinx heritage month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The events will take place on Zoom and cover topics on Latinx life and culture.