Diwali celebration lights up Union

More 100 students gathered to dance and eat in the Old Union on Saturday night to celebrate the Indian festival of lights. Rebecca Kiss/Contributing Photographer The sold-out Diwali event was hosted by the Binghamton University Hindu Student Council (HSC). Diwali is a festival of lights, and celebrates how good can overcome evil and ignorance. Throughout the night, attendees mingled while music played, food was served and traditional dances were performed. Arianna Goberdhan, vice president of HSC and a junior majoring integrative neuroscience, said the event was a way to expose BU to Indian and Hindu culture and give those who wanted to celebrate a place to do so. “We put on this event to increase cultural awareness on campus and to extend Hinduism to those students who aren’t particularly aware…


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