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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...

Why we need to recognize Hispanic heritage

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Nancy Rebolledo

September 22, 2015

U.S. history has been taught to us since grade school. Most of us can name at least one of the founding fathers, and all of us can remember why we started the Civil Rights Movement. But why were some of us not taught about the Chicano Movement until college?September is National Hispanic Heritage Month. B...