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Hispanic Heritage

Now-Oct. 5 Hispanic Heritage: El Greco of Toledo and Spanish Culture in the Golden Age explores the art, influence, intellectual life and religious fervor in Spain during the 1500s as reflected in the paintings and life of El Greco. The exhibit is on display 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in NE Campus’ Center Corner (NSTU 1615). For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6234.

Now-Oct. 8 NW Campus’ Hispanic Heritage Month Photo Contest entries will be due by noon Oct. 8 in WSTU 2811. Photos should feature aspects of Hispanic heritage. Entry forms are available in the student activities office (WSTU 2811).

Now-Oct. 15 What Does Hispanic Heritage Mean?, an interactive art exhibit curated by NE assistant professor of music Edwardo Perez, is on display 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the NLIB Lobby. For more details, contact student activities at 817-515-6234. 

Now-Oct. 15 Hispanic Heritage: Photography Exhibit Featuring Hispanic Countries is on display 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in NSTU’s north hallway. NE Spanish instructor Jaime Palmer is curating photography by students, faculty and the community.

Now-Oct. 15 The Hispanic Heritage Book Display features fiction and nonfiction from various topics and genres. The display is available 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily in NE Campus’ J. Ardis Bell Library.

Oct. 3 The Mitotiliztli Yaoyollohtii family will perform traditional Aztec dances 12:30-1:30 p.m. in NE Campus’ Center Corner (NSTU 1615).

Oct. 9 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Dreams Act 101 will be presented on NE Campus. Spanish instructor Natalia Verjat will explain what DACA is, including its history, criteria, application, process and effects 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506).

Oct. 10 South Campus will offer a free salsa lesson, a piñata filled with candy, a disc jockey and Hispanic pastries from Southwest High School’s culinary arts program. Tables on Hispanic culture will be set up, and a food truck will offer Hispanic treats for students who have visited a certain number of tables. The celebration takes place noon-2 p.m. in the cafeteria.

Oct. 10 A panel discussion on TR Campus is set to discuss Hispanic heritage and what it means to students. Questions prepared for the discussion include “Have you ever felt like an outsider?” “How do you define yourself?” and “How has Hispanic culture influenced you, regardless of ethnicity?” Students can join the discussion 2-3:30 p.m. in TRTR Action B and C.

Oct. 10 Abrazando al Exito (Embracing Success) will be 6-9 p.m. on the Waterfall Courtyard outside WTLO on NW Campus. The event brings students together from every campus for an evening filled with food, ballet folklorico, music and speakers to help students embrace success. For more information, contact Pedro Portillo at 817-515-7622.

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