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Organization helps students connect with Hispanic culture.

Organization helps students connect with Hispanic culture.

Yerasly Duran, Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The Organization of Hispanic Students strives to promote Hispanic culture an campus. Hispanic students make up 16.3 percent of the student body on campus and in this organization, students learn and show Hispanic art, history, food and language through various events during the year.  Maria Isabe...

‘Stars shine bright’ at Noche de las Estrellas

Cortney Wood

October 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

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 cheered for the powerhouse as she wiped tears away from her eyes in gratitude. As she made her way...

Hispanic Heritage Month: Latin dance classes

Shannon Doss

October 11, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

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 to teach students how to dance salsa, not only is dancing a great exercise, it's another awesome...

‘A violent minority does not equate a violent majority’

‘A violent minority does not equate a violent majority’

The Wichitan

October 10, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

"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 Mexican-American. A few would think I’m ashamed to say where my family and roots come from, but in reality t...

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