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OcTubafest kicks off Thursday on steps of Akin Auditorium

Nick Lanier, Reporter

October 9, 2018

Enjoy brass music while tasting German cuisine at OcTubafest this Thursday on the steps of Akin Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. "The previous concert was inside last year. This time, weather permitting, it will be outside," Christopher Vivio, assistant professor of music, said. "The idea is that it should hopefully grow." The event, ...

MSU celebrates Oktoberfest

Herbert McCullough

October 15, 2017

German Club members organized an Oktoberfest celebration in the Comanche room of Clark Student Center on Oct. 13. Yvonne Frank, assistant professor of German, explained the history of Oktoberfest dates back to the Kingdom of Bavaria. “The original Oktoberfest is located in Munich and it was originally...

When Germany meets Texas

Kelsey Purcell

October 3, 2017

There are people who you meet who, in the moment, you don’t realize will be in your life forever. A stranger can turn into a sister without you even realizing it’s happening. I met Jenny when I was 15 years old. I remember the day so clearly. I was in volleyball practice at my high school and ...

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

Herbert McCullough

April 18, 2017

¡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...

International Potluck brings countries together

International Potluck brings countries together

Alyssa Mitchell

November 16, 2016

There was the smell of meat and spice in the air. People sat around with their friends eating a variety of food from all around the world. The International Potluck brought people from all walks of life together on Noc 14 at 5 p.m.Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator, said, “International Education Wee...

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