Summer 2010

May 31, 2010

  While we were at the Institute for Latino Studies in Notre Dame, the Latino SST students received a tour of the institute and the different pieces…

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May 31, 2010

For lunch we stopped at Taqueria San Jose.  The owner of San Jose also owns two grocery stores, a bakery, and three taquerias in Goshen.

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May 31, 2010

While we were in Warsaw for the Mexican Consulate event, we also visited the corporate offices of Lake City Bank (LCB). Ralph Villalon the Director of an…

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May 31, 2010

Warsaw-Fiesta Plus

While we were in Warsaw we stopped at Fiesta Plus, a local store owned by Rosalinda.  From Fiesta Plus individuals can buy clothes imported from Mexico and other…

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May 31, 2010

Each year the Mexican Consulate in Chicago sends a “mobile” consulate to various communities in the Midwest to issue Mexican Matriculas (or consular ID cards) and Passports….

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May 18, 2010

On Saturday the students attended a First Communion service at Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe Church, a Catholic Latino church in Warsaw. They attended a First Communion party…

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May 18, 2010

Guest Speakers…

Last week we had a variety of guest speakers who came to talk the Latino SST group.  Gilberto Perez, Director of the Bienvenido Program, talked to the…

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May 17, 2010

Personal Reflection - Ivette May 12, 2010              Since Latino SST started, I have gained a broader understanding of my own culture and the reasons for many of the behaviors…

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May 10, 2010

Baile Folklorico

Lupita Zepeda, the director of a local Mexican folkloric dance group, gave a lecture on Mexican Culture through its “Music, Dances, and Costumes.”  After the lecture, members of the folkloric dance group…

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May 10, 2010

Meeting Families

Last week students met their host families for the first time.  We had a student-family get-together at Iglesia ADULAM here in Goshen.  One of our host parents (Jose Luis & Becky) who…

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