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Hispanic Heritage Month


Photos and Story by Sergio Pacheco/Contributing Writer On Tuesday, September 24, the Intercultural and Diversity Affairs department and  Recreation Center co-hosted the third annual Salsa Under the Stars event. It was held in front of the Health Wellness and Recreation Center building, where a crowd of students joined Professors Paco and Angela Ramos to learn …

Story and Photos by Sergio Pacheco/Contributing Writer On Sunday, September 15, Nashville’s Plaza Mariachi hosted the largest Latino/Hispanic celebration in Tennessee. The event celebrated the independence of Mexico, along with the independence of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. There were two stages available to the attendees. One stage was inside the Plaza …

Photo and Story by Sergio Pacheco/Contributing Writer The Schermerhorn Symphony Center presented the third annual “México En El Corazón,” which translates to “Mexico in the Heart,” in Nashville on Sunday. The opening introduced people such as Nashville’s Mayor David Briley, Metro City council candidate Fabian Bedne and the president of the North American Institute for …

Photos and story by Angele Latham / Contributing Writer Students gathered in the Student Union Thursday night for the fiesta of the semester: the annual MTSU Hispanic Cultural Night. In contrast to the dark and dreary weather outside, the atmosphere inside was colorful and teeming with life as students and families alike took part in appreciating …

Photo by Gerardo Palacios / MTSU Sidelines Story by Nick Jones / Contributing Writer Following last week’s Hispanic Culture Night, FUTURO of MTSU continued its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with “Take it Despacito” on Tuesday night, a dance party in the Tom Jackson Building. The event provided students the opportunity to dance to Hispanic …

Photo by Rachael Anne Keisling / Contributing Photographer Story by Jessica Knoble / Contributing Writer September 15 through October 15 marks the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, and MTSU has held many events to recognize the cultural celebration, including the Hispanic Culture Night on Thursday. A classic Mariachi band performed onstage with bright green, …