Reflect and Learn this ThanksgivingTake some time this break to learn more about the true history of Thanksgiving. After reading this article and doing some of your own research, inform those around you!
This Week is Transgender Awareness Week!Join the UW–Madison Gender and Sexuality Campus Center & the Madison Central Library for the 2022 Trans Monologues and Talent Showcase! This event will be honoring Transgender Day of Remembrance with open mic performances and stories about the lives, experiences, relationships and communities that exist “beyond the cis-tem.”
LOUD celebrates Día de los MuertosRead about how LOUD (Latinos Organizing for Understanding and Development) celebrated Día de los Muertos in Madison and see various altars and offerings in the Madison area from previous years, specifically throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more about Day of the Dead & learn about the difference between cultural appreciation vs. appropriation.
Learn about the Indian holiday of Diwali!
Diwali is an Indian holiday celebrated all around the world! It is a festival of lights that celebrates the triumph of light over darkness. Read more on the background of this significant holiday here! Check out UW-Madison’s Diwali Celebration on Friday, November 4th!
Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month:
Latinx Heritage Month started Thursday, September 15th! This month recognizes the countless contributions and importance of LatinX Americans.
Read more about SWE Nationals member, Mayra Klessig, and her journey of being a Latina in mechanical engineering.