Diwali: An Indian Festival of Lights

This past Friday, Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, was celebrated at UC Irvine with a one-man music and dance performance, which told the origins of the festival. The event was scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in Verano Commons and was sponsored by VedaAnt, a student organization involved in studying age identity and the teachings of the Vedas.
Prior to the presentation, traditional Indian food was offered, including both sweets and non-sweets alike. Aside from potatoes, spinach and various other items, which were combined by guests to make different combinations, jalebi