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Sac State celebrates Mexico’s Independence Day with vibrant concert

Local Mexican band Banda Rorros La Perrona de Sacramento perform at the University Union Ballroom Thursday, Sept. 15, to celebrate Mexican Independence Day.
(Photo by Daisy Gutierrez Jimenez)

Daisy Gutierrez Jimenez

September 17, 2016

Sacramento State celebrated El Grito, also known as Mexican Independence Day, with a colorful performance from Banda Rorros La Perrona de Sacramento on Thursday, Sept. 15 at the University Union Ballroom. At the show, 14 members of Banda Rorros entered the ballroom in their matching silver and blac...

Wednesday’s Nooner helps to celebrate Mexican independence

Nancy Rebolledo

September 24, 2015

An invitation to get to know one another's culturesLast Wednesday’s nooner “El Grito” was attributed to those of Hispanic heritage, in celebration of Mexican Independence Day. All students passing the Serna Plaza by the Union were able to enjoy traditional music by Mariachi los Versatiles and Tam...

Mexico’s Independence Day brings culture, unity

State Hornet Staff

September 26, 2012

Sept. 16 marked the date for El Grito, Mexico’s Independence Day. I made the trek out to Coyoacán in Mexico City to celebrate the event and experience the holiday for myself, complete with churros, cheap carnival rides and even a stop into Diego Luna’s bar for some Mezcal. El Grito de la Independenc...

El Grito is important

Elizabeth Ramirez

September 19, 2012

Que Viva Mexico! Que Viva Miguel Hidalgo! Que Viva Cinco de Mayo! Que…. Oh wait… it is El Grito, Mexico’s Independence Day, not Cinco de Mayo. Que viva la Independecia! El Grito, the scream of independence, is what Mexicans hear each year. It is a moment of joy and happiness shared by many durin...