Spanish Club ‘more than just learning language’

Room 193 of Clark Student Center was alive with the laughter and chatter of members of the Spanish Club who held their second meeting at 7 p.m. on Oct. 12. A total of 13 of the club's 15 members attended and planned the events for rest of the semester. “We set up three projects so far, with the … [Read more...]

Spanish Club leaders looking for new members

Joining a student organization may be the last thing on students' minds as they begin to adjust to a hectic schedule, but that should not be the case. One organization in particular, Spanish Club, is accepting new members. Vice President Norma Castro, Spanish junior, encourages students to attend … [Read more...]

Which foreign language should you study?

When studying a foreign language, students don't just learn the language. Students will learn about the culture and the geography of the area as well. It's a whole package and larger than just words. MSU currently offers three different foreign languages for students to study: French, Spanish, … [Read more...]

German Prof: ‘Learning a foreign language can make you smarter’

¡Hola! Hallo! Bonjour! All three words mean "hello" in Spanish, German and French, respectively. These are the literal and figurative introductions into taking a foreign language, which the Foreign Language Department emphasized in its Trilingual Café on April 10. “The Trilingual Café is our … [Read more...]

Cultures blend at Tri-lingual Café

"Me gustaría probar una rebanda de flat." "Je voudrais un corissant pain au chocolat." "Ich hätte gern Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte." At the Tri-lingual Café, part of International Education Week hosted by the Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, off the hussle of the … [Read more...]

Knowing foreign language gives students competitive edge

A liberal arts education undeniably has a politically-charged history. Although the term derives from the Latin word “liberalis” (meaning gentlemanlike, open-handed, or generous), the “artes liberales” were the core components of education in ancient Greece and focused on what they considered the … [Read more...]