culture

The “United” States

Most people living in America probably know the lyrics to our national anthem, which ends in “The land of the free, and the home of…




A History of the Lunar New Year

Every year, students learn choreography for traditional Asian dances in celebration of the Lunar New Year, arguably the most important holiday in many East Asian…


Diwali’s Incredible Religious Origins

Each year in late October and early November, Diwali kindles an air of celebration at IMSA. Culture clubs hold henna-painting events, Bollywood film screenings, and…


Mok05: Where to Draw the Line

Co-authored by Sohum Gupta (’18) “Come to the Old Cafe at midday.” Black status updates from the residents of 1505 flooded Facebook on Sunday, March…