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Celebrating Diwali at NYU

Celebrating Diwali at NYU

By Natasha Roy, Assistant Managing Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Features

NYU students may have trouble celebrating Diwali once they start college, but some have found a way to partake in festivities in the city.

This Weekend: November 13-15

This Weekend: November 13-15

By Patrick Pauley, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Features

Top things to do this weekend.

Diwali hollow tradition for young Indians

Diwali hollow tradition for young Indians

November 14, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

On Sunday afternoon, I attended a Diwali party in my hometown, a suburb with a heavily established Hindu-American community. Admittedly, being born and raised in the United States has left me somewhere in between embracing Hinduism at a more philosophical level and total ignorance. Save our parents and...

Top places to celebrate five nights of lights

Top places to celebrate five nights of lights

November 13, 2012


Filed under Features

[top-5-gallery] A version of this article appeared in the Tuesday, Nov. 13 print edition. Michelle Lim is a staff writer. Email her at [email protected] 

How to celebrate Hindu festival of lights at home

How to celebrate Hindu festival of lights at home

November 12, 2012


Filed under Features

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is one of the most important holidays of the year for Hindus, Jains, Buddhists and Sikhs. This year,  the major celebrations will take place Nov. 13, but the holiday lasts five days. People light diyas, a type of Indian candle, set off fireworks and fill their homes...