The event was well attended and people from different cultures came together to celebrate their similarities and learn about other cultures.
“I came because I’m Guatemalan and I wanted to meet people from similar cultures,” Jonathan Molina, a freshman secondary education major said.
Noche Latina provided a night for the RWU community to embrace its growing population of Hispanic and Latinx students and to connect with others. Students could bond with one another and get to know others at the school.
“Whenever someone thinks of Hispanics or Latinos, they automatically think of Mexico, because that's what they're more familiar with," President of HALSA Domenica Caico said. "But, there are so many more countries in South America, Central America and the Caribbean that are forgotten. We try our best to make sure they aren't forgotten anymore."