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South Asian Cultural Exchange

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Vanderbilt spotlights the ‘extraordinary’

Nov. 7, 2019—The Vanderbilt community celebrated Asian Pacific American Heritage Month throughout October and into early November with events honoring the history, cultural diversity and unique contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

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2018 Diwali Showcase features dance, music, food

Nov. 14, 2018—Hundreds of Vanderbilt and greater Nashville area community members gathered in Langford Auditorium for the 2018 Diwali Showcase, an annual program presented by Vanderbilt's South Asian Cultural Exchange that featured dances and performances by more than 300 students.

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Purple Haze: Students celebrate Holi festival

Jun. 8, 2018—The South Asian Cultural Exchange welcomed students to Wyatt Lawn on April 15 as part of a weekend-long celebration of the Hindu festival known as Holi.

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Asheeka Desai: Communication Studies Major and Head Resident, Hank Ingram House

May. 12, 2016—I’m graduating in May, and while it will be hard to leave Vanderbilt, it will be even harder to leave The Commons. The Commons has been such a defining part of my Vanderbilt experience, and has been my home here since day one.

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Students welcome spring, celebrate diversity at Holi festival

Apr. 11, 2016—Hundreds of Vanderbilt students gathered on Alumni Lawn April 9 for the university’s annual commemoration of Holi, the Hindu color festival, which celebrates the arrival of spring.

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