The Wichitan

Spanish professor tied to her culture

Claudia Montoya
April 1, 2019

Born in Pueblo, Mexico Claudia Montoya associate professor of Spanish, holds her culture, life and students in high regard. “I have all the duties of a professor, which is the grading, preparing for...

Spanish Club helps students practice Spanish speaking skills

November 12, 2018

As a way for students to have fun and practice their Spanish speaking skills, Spanish club hosted a Speed Spanglish conversation table in Clark Student Center Comanche suites on Nov. 7. "[This event]...

Foreign language clubs to hold meetings, events this week

November 8, 2018

The Spanish Club hosted 'Speed Spanglish,' an event aimed at improving Spanish speaking and listening skills, Nov. 7 at 5 p.m. in CSC Comanche. The French and German clubs also, will be holding meetings...

Spanish Club hosting Speed Spanglish conversation table

November 6, 2018

The Spanish Club will be hosting its second Conversation Table "Speed Spanglish" event on Nov. 7 at 5 p.m. in Comanche inside the Clark Student Center. "The purpose of this event is for students to...

Housing and world languages to move offices

Joel Murrary installs a fire alarm in the new housing building in Feb. 19. Photo by Cortney Wood
February 20, 2018

With plans of renovations, a new language lab, more inclusion and the possibility of culture-based cooking classes, these soon-to-be realities for faculty members of the Office of Housing and Office...

Spanish Club ‘more than just learning language’

Selena Moreno (in teal), marketing and spanish junior and president of the Spanish club, addresses the club during their second meeting on Oct. 12 at the Clark Student Center.
October 15, 2017

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...

Spanish Club leaders looking for new members

September 13, 2017

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...

Which foreign language should you study?

Which foreign language should you study?
May 12, 2017

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...

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

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...

Cultures blend at Tri-lingual Café

Jennifer Joss, social work freshman at the Tri-lingual Café Nov. 21. Photo by Taylor Warren.
November 20, 2015

"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...

Knowing foreign language gives students competitive edge

Jeffrey Oxford, chair of foreign languages
October 8, 2014

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...

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