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Hispanic Heritage

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 NE Campus Library 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 on NE Campus. 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. 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. 

Oct. 15 SE Campus will present Art Talk 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in ESEE 2314. Art instructor Kristina Elizondo will provide the lecture Mexican Muralist along with a demonstration of mural painting. Students can participate in creating a mural while learning the different arts of the Hispanic culture.

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