The Daily Eastern News

Documentary to reveal the lack of healthcare undocumented immigrants face

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

October 9, 2017

A showing of the documentary Clínica de Migrantes: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness will be at 5 p.m. in Lumpkin Hall Room 2030 as part of Latin Heritage Month at Eastern. Juanita Cross, chair of the Latin Heritage Month committee, said she plans to Skype Maxim Pozdorovkin, the director...

Latin American dances to be taught for Latin Heritage Month

Staff Report

October 5, 2017

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...

Mexican food truck to visit Eastern Tuesday

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

October 2, 2017

Vita’s Mexican food truck will be making its debut appearance at Eastern’s campus from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday between Taylor Hall and Coleman Hall as part of Latin Heritage Month. The food truck serves traditional Mexican food and is based out of Arcola. Owner Cynthia Guajardo said she...

LASO to teach children about Día de los Muertos

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

September 28, 2017

The Latin American Student Organization will introduce Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, to children by reading them picture books, explaining the holiday’s history as well as making sugar skull masks. As part of the Booth Library’s ‘Story Time’ series, LASO will read 10 a.m. Saturday...

LASO to celebrate Latin Heritage Month

Staff Report

September 17, 2017

In honor of Latin Heritage Month, which started on Friday, multiple registered student organizations and departments around campus are coming together for a variety of events. These are all events that give the Eastern community the chance to learn more about Latin culture, all while supporting the...

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