Fresh start for LaHSO, planning upcoming events

USD’s Latino-Hispanic Student Organization (LaHSO) adopted new leadership and programing plans during Hispanic Heritage Month. Jacqueline Munoz, a freshman dental hygiene major, is the new president of LaHSO.  “I want Hispanic and Latino students to be comfortable and feel like a community, and not just Hispanic and Latino students, anyone is welcome,” Munoz said. “I […]

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LaHSO celebrates Hispanic Heritage month

In July, the Latino and Hispanic Student Organization (LaHSO) executive board got together to plan events for Hispanic Heritage month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Rob Turner, USD chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics, is the department chair of LaSHO. Turner said LaSHO celebrates Hispanic Heritage month at USD because it […]

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LaHSO presents Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations

Hispanic Heritage Month first started out as Hispanic Heritage week during President Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency. It was changed to a month-long celebration, by law, on August 17th, 1988, by President Ronald Reagan. The timing of the celebration falls around the anniversaries of independence for Hispanic countries. The independence of Latin American countries, such as […]

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