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Alumni share their stories of social change

By Dan Doren | February 20, 2020

DeKALB — Five NIU alumni shared their personal stories of social change leadership both on- and off-campus at a university-hosted speaking event titled “125th Anniversary Dialogue on Diversity: Groundbreakers” 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Sandburg Auditorium...

Lecture highlights Latino voting base in 2018 Midterm Elections

Lecture highlights Latino voting base in 2018 Midterm Elections

By Sophia Mullowney | February 25, 2019

DeKALB — The Center for Latino and Latin American Studies hosted a discussion on the intersection of ethnicity and political engagement Thursday in the Latino Center, 121.The Center for Latino and Latin American Studies hosted "A Mobilized Electorate:...

Student leader honored

By Batul Cutlerywala | April 19, 2018

DeKALB — An undergraduate student will be recognized as the 2018 Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education, or ILACHE, Emerging Leader Award recipient Friday.Laura Vivaldo Cholula, DREAM Action NIU co-president, will be presented with the award during...

Guest speaker discussed Latin American history Thursday

By Franz Varga | October 11, 2012

Eric Van Young displayed his knowledge of Latin American history at the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies on Thursday. Van Young, a professor from the University of California, San Diego, gave a seminar on the decolonization of Mexico. He then...

Latin Jazz Ensemble to host Latin Jazz Dance Party

By Jessica Cabe | April 3, 2012

Band concerts and dance parties rarely go together. But the Latin Jazz Ensemble works hard every year to bring a cultural experience to the campus rather than a sit-down concert. The LJE and the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies will host the...

Cultural Centers to hold open house

By Northern Star Staff | August 22, 2011

Three area studies centers on campus will host an Area Studies Open House from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday.The Center for Southeast Asian Studies, the Center for Burma Studies and the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies will host the event on...

Latino Film Fest aims to promote culture

By Troy Doetch | February 20, 2011

The Center for Latino and Latin American Studies wants you to know that it's here. Sharing a Garden Road address with the Latino Resource Center, it offers students a minor, a graduate concentration and a variety of programs to expand their knowledge...