Entries tagged with ‘spanish’

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Check out the “Living La Vida” exhibit in Ramsey County

“Living La Vida” is an exhibit that traces the lives of Mexican American immigrants in Ramsey County, Minnesota. The exhibit was developed by Historian Leila Albert. The exhibit is in English and Spanish and runs through August 2012. For more information see: Living La Vida Exhibit Where? Ramsey County Historical Society Exhibit Gallery Landmark Center, […]

Meet Taylor Logeais: LALACS Minor

Hi, my name is Taylor Logeais and I am from Minnetonka, Minnesota. I am a double major in Political Science and Spanish with minors in LALACS and Peace Studies. Clearly, I have a wide range of interests but they all manage to connect with one another! In addition to my studies, I am kept busy […]

Meet Amanda Olson: LALACS Minor

My name is Amanda Olson and I am a senior Biology major with minors in Spanish and LALACS. I am a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority and the Gustavus Wind Orchestra. I hope to one day take my love of Biology and Spanish and live/work in Latin America. I can never get enough of […]

Meet Andi Doebler: LALACS Minor

Hello! My name is Andi Doebler and I’m a sophomore from Albany, Minnesota. I’m a Spanish major with minors in LALACS and Management. When I’m not working in the Culpeper Language Learning Center, I spend my free time watching movies with friends, skating, snowboarding, drinking coffee, shopping, and showing my support by attending Gustavus sporting […]

Meet Whitney O’Connell, LALACS Minor

Hola! I’m Whitney O’Connell, a senior hailing from Excelsior, MN. When I graduate in May 2012 I will have degrees in Spanish and Honors History and a minor in LALACS. I participate in several organizations on campus including; Gustie Greeters, Theta Xi Gamma, volunteering at the Hoffmann Center (a treatment center for juvenile sex offenders) […]

Ofrenda: Day of the Dead Celebratory Ceremony

The students of SPA 320 (Spanish American Culture), OLAS (Orgullo Latino Association), MOSAIC, CROSSROADS and Zeta Chi Pi invite you to take part in “Ofrenda: Day of the Dead Celebratory Ceremony.” The celebration begins with a candle lit processional from the Campus Center at 7:00 p.m. to Christ Chapel. The chapel will be decorated with […]

OLAS Makes Sugar Skulls for Day of the Dead

Last Wednesday, October 26th, 2011, OLAS (Orgullo Latino Association) and Crossroads held a workshop at the International Center kitchen and lounge. Students, faculty and staff were invited to decorate a sugar skull, a Mexican tradition that is part of the Day of the Dead celebration. Bowls of M & M’s, cinnamon sweets, gum drops and […]

LALACS Spring 2012 Courses

Let me know if you have questions about any of these courses! ART-265-001 Maya and Mexican Art, Linnea Wren HIS-160-001 Intro to Latin America, Sujay Rao HIS 265-001 Mexican American History, Sujay Rao GEG-222-001 Central America / Caribbean, Robert Douglas S/A-243-001 Globalization, Suzanne Wilson SPA-280-001 Literature in Spanish, Kurt Irvin SPA-280-002 Literature in Spanish, Angelique […]

Increasing Economic Ties with Latin America

In a meteoric session on Wednesday, October 12 2011, US Congress approved trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama that had been languishing for years. While the pact with South Korea is expected to have the largest impact on the United States economy, the three agreements are considered a victory for the present administration. […]

Meet Jennifer Hernández, LALACS minor

My name is Jennifer Hernandez and I’m a Junior International Management major and LALACS / Spanish double minor. I’m originally from San Salvador, El Salvador but I came to the U.S. when I was thirteen. Before moving to my new home – Bloomington, Minnesota – I grew up living in a house on the foothills […]