On Nov. 1, the quiet side of The Bauccio Commons was transformed into a festival of color for Día de los Muertos, in a celebration held by Diversity and Inclusion Programs. Día de los Muertos, translating to “Day of the Dead,” originated with Aztec culture thousands of years ago to honor loved ones who have died. It is now celebrated throughout Mexico and many other regions of Latin America, as well as among those of Mexican heritage worldwide. Activities included crafting Ojos de Dios and Papel Picado, frosting calaveras de azucar (sugar skulls) and face paint to resemble the traditional Catrinas. Students and members of the UP and St. John’s community were welcomed to participate in a commemoration of the holiday.