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English senior Veronica Flores and biology with chemistry minor senior Estafani Vasquez dance with friends among the flashing lights at Noche de Estrellas.

MOSAIC hosts “Noche de Estrellas” gala at Sikes Lake Center

Jaime Alemán, Reporter October 18, 2021

MOSAIC hosted the Noche de Estrellas gala with guest speaker and MSU Texas alumnus Valerie Martinez at Sikes Lake Center for the closing ceremony of Hispanic Heritage Month on Oct. 15. “I am really...

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“Vivo” has a flimsy middle act but a strong, emotional drive

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor October 13, 2021

“Vivo” is a Latinx lead animated movie, with Lin-Manuel Miranda starring as the lead role and composing the score. While a kid's movie, "Vivo" doesn't hesitate to present emotional beats a lot more...

Nursing sophomore Dagmawit Getaneh and nursing freshman Amerti Gonfa create sculptures inspired by alebrijes at the Día de Los Muertos.

Hispanic Heritage Month: History, Culture and Hope at MSU Texas

October 13, 2021

Every year, Hispanic Heritage Month takes place from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. During this month, across the nation, Hispanic culture and history are recognized in a variety of ways. MSU Texas held 10 events...

Assistant director of MOSAIC Ruby Garrett says she wants to make sure Hispanics and Latinx students see MSU as their home away from home and that MOSAIC provides that cultural environment for them.

Stang Stories: What Hispanic Heritage Month means to Ruby Garrett

Thalia Doe September 29, 2021

Assistant Director of MOSAIC Ruby Garrett has always been involved in her culture in one form or another. “[What] Hispanic Heritage Month means to me, especially since I’m Mexican/Hispanic…is...

Ruben’s House of Classics celebrates 10 year anniversary with RHOC Fest car show

Jaime Alemán, Reporter September 24, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 to recognize Hispanic culture, history and what Hispanics contribute to the community. The Hispanic-owned custom car restoration shop,...

Viva MSU! kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month at Sunwatcher Plaza

Jaime Alemán, Reporter September 19, 2021

Viva MSU! on Sept15 kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month with the coordination of MOSAIC at Sunwatcher Plaza with prizes, live music, free food and a jalapeño eating contest. “A Hispanic Heritage Month...

Our View: Expose yourself to the cultures on campus

The Wichitan September 15, 2021

MSU Texas is a minority-majority university, which means ethnic and racial minorities make up the majority of the population, 51% in this case. MSU is also home to students from 54 foreign countries and...

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Hispanic Heritage Month: A visual commemoration

Khirstia Sheffield, Feature Editor October 9, 2020

As we slowly transition into a new season, Americans across the nation commemorate the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States....

Mariachi band to perform Sept. 20

Demian Ponce , Reporter September 20, 2018

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Mariachi Nueva Era will play in a free concert Sept. 20 from 5-7 p.m. at Sikes Lake Pavilion. "We are having this event in part of Hispanic heritage month to show...

‘Stars shine bright’ at Noche de las Estrellas

Cortney Wood October 17, 2017

A fraction of a second before the roaring applause erupted, Velia Lozano's, custodian and facility services member, delighted squeal rang out in the suite. The crowd turned to her, smiles blinding, and...

Hispanic Heritage Month: Latin dance classes

Shannon Doss October 11, 2017

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Claudia Montoya will teach a Latin dance class at 6 p.m. on Oct. 11 in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room. Montoya, associate professor of Spanish, said, "I'm so excited...

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‘A violent minority does not equate a violent majority’

The Wichitan October 10, 2017

"Do you know any cartel members?" "I heard it’s like, really dangerous there." "Aren’t you scared to visit?" These are only a few of the reactions I’ve received when I tell people I’m...

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