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Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

We know, it has been said over and over again, this year looks different than most years, especially when it comes to holidays and events. Just because it’s 2020, Halloween or Día de los Muertos are not cancelled but instead should look different for the safety of yourself, your family, your brothers, and our communities.


In this link, you can find low and moderate-risk activities provided by the CDC, along with some high-risk activities to avoid. It is also vital to abide by all campus, local and state guidelines as universities are cracking down on chapters and students that violate local health guidelines.


Also, don’t be “those guys” that have a racist theme party or racist costumes that make the news, like in this article from the Atlantic. Wondering what might be considered cultural appropriation or racist, here’s some further reading:


https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/uc-irvine-fraternity-lambda-theta-delta-blackface-video/2060327/


https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/11/13/fm-athletes-wore-racist-halloween-costumes


https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/10/30/culture-not-costume/


https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/10/23/halloween-cultural-appropriation-questions/780479001/




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