Establishment of the
Network: a community and alumni networking program, including listing
of community organizations, service agencies, employer contacts,
and university contacts.
||La Casa has always been committed to providing
students and community members with a location for activities.
Pictured here, student Albert Lerma, future Coordinator of Latino
Services in the Office of Latino Affairs, enjoys the rigors
of a ping-pong match.
||Mexican-American poet and author Sandra Cisneros
has written about Mexican and Mexican-American women in her
work. She took the opportunity to share some of her writings
with students at La Casa.
||Students from the Groups Program eagerly wait
in line for their lunch during the traditional welcome picnic.
Zoot Suit, a film by Luis Valdez staring Edward James Olmos was
shown in the Whittenberger Auditorium and co-sponsored by Latino
Affairs and Union Board Minority and Cultural Programs. Cost of
The First Annual Festival Latino was held at Indiana University
Bloomington. The festival featured IU students and was sponsored
by the Office of Latino Affairs as well as Latinos Unidos. The
festival was created in an attempt to increase the visibility
of Latinos on campus and as a chance for international students
and Latinos to come together.
The First Annual Midwest Hispanic Sports Fest sponsored by various
Midwest universities, including Latinos Unidos of Indiana University
was held. This activity began in an effort to build Latino unity
throughout the Midwest.