About 250 University of Maryland community members attended a cookout at McKeldin Mall Friday to celebrate the first day of Latinx Heritage Month.
The three-day event consisted of guest performances and walk-in sessions where attendees played with juggling equipment, such as balls, balance boards and unicycles.
The eight-hour event featured eight guest speakers, chalking, therapy dogs, thrift shop pop-ups and raffles. It also included the new addition of a mental health resources table to support sexual assault victims on this university’s campus.
The Vietnamese Student Association based the event on the Hoi An Lantern Festival in Vietnam.
University of Maryland Hillel collaborated with Artists4Israel to host a mural painting event on McKeldin Mall on April 11.
The performance highlighted and celebrated differences in body types
As the Western Gateway Development project threatens the possible destruction of Guilford Woods, students and community members gather on Mckeldin Mall to protest the destruction of natural land. As of Oct. 28, the project is halted while the university further examines the land’s environmental importance. Filmed by Sage Levy and Amelia Jarecke. Edited by Sage Levy.
The Slut Walk has happened since 2016, but this is the first following the pandemic.
El evento nocturno marcó el regreso del festival al campus, ya que había sido cancelado el año pasado debido a COVID-19.
The nighttime event marked the festival's return to campus, as it had been canceled last year due to COVID-19.