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Higher education talk set for Latino Heritage Month

Staff Report

September 18, 2019

Latino Heritage Month will continue with “First Generation Latinx Students on Higher Education” by Ana Maria Hernandez, a graduate student from the University of Illinois in the minority student affairs department. The presentation will be at the Edgar Room of Booth Library Wednesday at 4 p.m. This eve...

Latino Heritage Month kicks off at Eastern with free tacos, engagement

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

September 16, 2019

Latino Heritage Month kicked off at Eastern Monday afternoon in the Library Quad with a celebration of the Americas. Students had the opportunity to purchase sides to eat with the tacos they received at the event. The sides available for purchase were sold by some of the registered student organizations on campus as fundraisers. Kenia Gonzalez, chair fo...

Student panel shares experiences growing up Latinx

Student panelists discuss ‘What is Latinx?’ Thursday in the Charleston/Mattoon room of the Martin Luther King Jr. Union. Latinx is a gender-neutral term for Latino or Latina.

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018

A panel consisting of seven Latinx students was held to discuss experiences growing up as Latinxs Thursday night. The Latin American Student Organization, the Latin American Studies, the Department of Foreign Languages and the Latino Heritage Celebration Committee held the panel in the Charleston/M...

Student panel to discuss ‘What is Latinx?’

Jackie Renteria, a junior pre-nursing major, gets her lunch after waiting in a line of over twenty people for food from Vita’s Mexican Food Truck, which is a part of Latino Heritage Month. Renteria said she enjoyed having the food truck on campus. “I think it’s cool that a lot of people on campus get to experience authentic Mexican food,” said Renteria. The next Latino Heritage Month event will be the “What is Latinx?” student discussion panel that will take place Thursday in the Charleston-Mattoon Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 3, 2018

A student discussion panel called “What is Latinx?” will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Charleston-Mattoon Room at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The Latin American Student Organization, Latin American Studies, the Department of Foreign Languages, and the Latino Heritage Celebration...

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