The University of Georgia’s Hispanic Student Association held its annual Noche Latina event on Saturday night at the Tate Center Grand Hall. This year’s event, titled “A Través De Nuestros Ojos,” which means “through our eyes” in Spanish, centered on the experiences of Latino students at UGA.
“The meaning of the theme is the experiences of Latino students at a predominantly white institution,” said Elisa Fontanillas, a junior advertising major who is the co-president of HSA.
“Not all experiences of Latino students are the same, but a lot of them have very overarching themes that fall on the same lines, so that was something that we wanted to highlight with this year’s Noche Latina,” Fontanillas said.
The event featured catering from Agua Linda Mexican Restaurant as well as photo booths and props for the attendees. Ray Moncayo, a junior social studies education major and HSA’s public relations chair, pitched in