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Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center to Host El Grito Event

Kristen Barton

September 13, 2016

The event celebrates the day Mexico gained independence from Spain.

El Grito

WHAT: The Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center will celebrate El Grito, the day Mexico declared independence from Spain. This day honors traditions and the culture of Mexican-Americans and various other Hispanic populations. The event is free and open to the public and there will be free food and beverages. The center is hosting the event with the Catholic Diocese of Lubbock and Bishop Placido Rodriguez. 

WHEN: 9 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 15)

WHERE: North Plaza Texas Tech University Student Union Building (SUB)
In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved inside to the SUB Ballroom.

CONTACT: Ruben Lopez, unit coordinator, Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-7801 or ruben.a.lopez@ttu.edu

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