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Diwali brings light to UVM

Suresh Garimella (Kneeling) and his wife Lakshmi light the ceremonial lamp that signifies the start of Diwali, Oct. 27. This year’s celebration falls on the exact day of Diwali.

Sarah Robinson, Culture Editor

November 1, 2019

Silence permeated the audience as UVM President Suresh Garimella and his wife,  Lakshmi, knelt to light the ceremonial lamp that signals the beginning of the festival.  The Indian Students Association held their annual Diwali celebration Oct. 27 in Grand Maple Ballroom. Diwali is the Hindu festi...

Diwali lights up the night

Diwali lights up the night

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Dressed in brilliant crimson skirts and flowing veils dancers smiled and stomped on stage to classical Indian music and Bollywood remixes. Down the hall, luscious curries and samosas were being prepared. Clara Martorano The Indian Students Association hosted Diwali Nov. 9 in the Grand Maple Ball...

Prime Time Cats – Diwali Deciphered

Prime Time Cats - Diwali Deciphered

Corey Dew

November 13, 2018

There are many festivals throughout the year, but none compares to India's festival of lights. Filled with culture, a riveting story on light vs the darkness, and food! Tune into this week’s episode to be enlightened about the festival of lights and much more by members of Indian Student Assoc...

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