Latin American dances to be taught for Latin Heritage Month

Staff Report

Students can learn traditional Latin American dances from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Krishna Thomas, an admissions specialist in the Office of International Students and Scholars, will be teaching dances such as the salsa, merengue and bachata as part of Latin Heritage Month.

The Latin American Student Organization will also be collecting donations for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

According to its Facebook page, LASO is accepting batteries, wipes, water, rope, flashlights and other necessary supplies as donations.

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