Entries tagged with ‘spanish’

Why LALACS? Notes from an Alumnus’ Perspective

Written by: Bjorn Kjelstad’17 (LALACS / Spanish) One of the first questions I received upon returning home for Thanksgiving and after having declared my LALACS and Spanish double major was, “What are you going to do with that?” The question, however, should be, what do you value about your major? What I have come to […]

“¿A utz a wach?” Maya Quiché spoken near campus

                     It seems that “¿A utz a wach?” or “How are you?” is an important phrase to know in St. Peter and its surrounding areas. As part of her internship at St. Peter High School, LALACS senior Andi Doebler ’14 (Spanish & LALACS) has been tutoring […]

Extraordinary Day of the Dead celebration at Gustavus!

El Día de los Muertos:  We were reminded on Friday night that the Day of the Dead is a day to remember our loved ones, to laugh, and to revel in life.  And we did just that –in an extraordinary celebration that spanned the entire day, with a chapel service and a nighttime celebration. We […]

LALACS major Andi Doebler in Guanajuato, México

LALACS/Spanish major Andi Doebler is studying this semester in Guanajuato, México on the CIEE program. She appears in the latest blog post by CIEE in several pictures taken on a course trip to Mexico City. Here, she listens to a “walking lecture” in the Zócalo (the main plaza). Go Andi! We miss you at Gustavus, […]

Peace Corps Seeks Spanish Language Speakers

Peace Corps programs in Central and South America need volunteers with basic and advanced Spanish language skills together with a degree and/or experience in health, education, English teaching, youth and community development, business and micro-enterprise development, environmental education or studies, agro-forestry and sustainable agriculture. Serving in the Peace Corps is an ideal way to improve […]

El Mundialito – LALACS Soccer Cup 2012

¡¡¡GOOOOOOOOOOOL!!!! On Saturday, October 6, six profs, over 40 students, and several Friends of LALACS gathered in Lund to play the first annual LALACS Cup.  We played hard, laughed hard, and celebrated the new major AND the winning team. Click on the link below to see the movie!  El Mundialto 2012

Meet the Majors: Andrea Doebler

We are so pleased to announce our second LALACS major, Andi Doebler. My name is Andi Doebler and I’m a Spanish and LALACS double major from Albany, Minnesota. I’m in my third year at Gustavus, and involved in Pound Pals and Intramural athletics as well as other activities on the side such as biking, downhill […]

Summit of the Americas

Cartagena, Colombia, is ready to host the 6th summit of the Americas that will gather 33 heads of state, including President Obama, on the 14 and 15 of April, 2012. The five topics on the agenda cover a wide range of regional interests from security issues to efforts on poverty reduction. However, different participating countries […]

Meet Avery Wallace: LALACS Minor

Hi! My name is Avery Wallace and I am from Madison, Wisconsin. I am currently a sophomore Spanish and History double major with a LALACS minor. When I am not studying you might find me practicing in the pool. I am on the Gustavus Swim team which takes up a good chunk of my time […]