The Daily Eastern News

Musical storytime to be at Booth Library

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

October 29, 2015

Children who want to play with instruments and read stories can hear live music and read books at the special musical storytime 10 a.m. Saturday at Booth Library in the reference reading room in the northwest corner of the library. The members of Eastern’s music department will play music, and the...

Day of the Dead celebration honors the fallen

Jess Mathon, a junior middle level education major gets her face painted on Wednesday during the “Dia de los Muertos” celebration hosted by the Latin American Student Organization in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King, Jr. University Union.

Torri Griffith, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015

Painted faces in colors of white, black, pink and purple strode around the Grand Ballroom in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Wednesday celebrating Day of the Dead. Dia de Los Muertos translates to Day of the Dead, the English term most Americans use. The Day of the Dead celebration...

LASO to engage children with Niño Vamonos event

Gladys Valentin, a senior elementary education major and the President of LASO, reads a book with Aubrey Malak, a three year old Charleston resident, during Latino Hertiage Story Time on Sept. 26 in Booth Library.

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

September 30, 2015

Members of Latin American Student Organization are getting the children of the community together to spread the Latin American culture through “Niño Vamonos: Fun and Games,” at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Wesley United Methodist Church. The event is for children 5 to 12-years old. Activities include...

Lt gov. opens up to students, sheds light on experiences

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

September 16, 2015

Born to a mother from Cuba and a father from Ecuador in a city in Florida, Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti made a way for herself before becoming the first Latina lieutenant governor in the country. Sanguinetti has spoken at different universities over the last few days including Illinois State Univ...

Movie to give perspectives on Latin American community

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

September 14, 2015

University Board and Latin American Studies are collaborating to put on a presentation of the movie “McFarland USA,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, in the Library Quad. Juanita Cross, an academic advisor for gateway, coordinated the events for Latin American Heritage Month. Cross said, “McFarland USA”...

Latin American dances begin month of celebration

Cheyenne Fitzgerald, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2015

Eastern students can dance their way into Latin American Heritage Month by attending a three-part series of Latin dance lessons. The sessions will start at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Student Recreation Center. Latin American Heritage Month is usually observed from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. Eastern...

LASO students ‘build bridges’ with Latin instructors

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

September 16, 2014

Through a shared heritage and culture, Latin American Student Organizations connect bridges with fellow Latin instructors for Building Bridges. Building Bridges is open for anyone on campus to come, and it will be at 7 p.m. September 24 in the 7th Street Underground. Liz Arreola, president of LASO...

LASO to celebrate Latin American Heritage month

Matthew Wilkie a sophomore foreign languages major serves Debra Wilson a junior accounting major a cup of lemonade promoting the Latin American Student Organization.

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

September 4, 2014

With Latin American Heritage month around the corner, the Latin American Student Organization will be hosting a series of events for cultural celebration. Latin American Heritage month typically last from the middle of September to the middle of October. Juanita Cross, the gateway academic advisor,...

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