Posts Tagged ‘Latino Student Union’

Noche Latinx

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Noche Latinx is Latino Student Union’s biggest event of the year. I had the pleasure of attending this year’s edition of Noche Latinx and learning more about Latin American culture from activities such as dance performance and fashion show. This year’s keynote speaker was Samantha Ramirez-Herrera. She shared her story of “Sueños sin limites” (Borderless dreams) about growing up undocumented.


Noche Latina Speaker Preperation

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

As the Treasurer for the Latinx Student Union for the College of St. Scholastica, one of my roles is budget each semester’s events. Every year, the biggest event is Noche Latina. LSU brings in a speaker and other performances. The speaker can be lots of work if it is organized weeks prior to the event. Because of this reason, I am looking for speakers as of right now. I have been sending emails back and forth with several possibilities. Because we are on a budget, my goal is to choose wisely wich speaker will do the best to meet the goals for LSU next school year.

Latino Student Union First Meeting

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

14454644_678734225624523_739066034_nYesterday we had our first official Latino Student Union Meeting. Over 45 students came to our first meeting with excitement about spreading the Latino Culture and learning about it. We talked about what we will be doing this semester. We are planning to have a “Latinos in Education” week were we will have speakers, panels, cultural activities, Spanish learning, Latin dance night, and Latin performance night. The new members seemed pretty excited to join the club!

Shamrock Shakes

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Support Latino Student Union today by purchasing a shamrock shake! They’ll be tabling in the Student Union until 2pm.


LSU community event

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

This week the Latino Student Union had a spanish speaking night. It was a night where people were welcome to learn spanish by going through 5 out of the 6 stations around the Intercultural Center. Each station had a 2 categories; easy and hard. Once they completed the required stations they could get Chipotle.