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A Transformative Journey: Notre Dame Experiences Life at the Border

Author: Brendan O'Shaughnessy

Faculty from ROLL -Marisel Moreno, Elena Mangione-Lora and Tatiana Botero, participated in the Faculty Border Issues trip in Arizona this past January 2016 sponsored by the CSC.  A Transformative Journey: Notre Dame Experiences Life at the Border by Brendan O'shaughnessy and photography by Barbara Johnson. 

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"Los secretos de Santa Monica"

Author: Lauren Anderson

This past February 20th, Professor Botero and Mangione-Lora’s students went to Chicago to see a bilingual play called “Los secretos de Santa Monica”. This play is based on the fictional multicultural town from the popular radio soap opera (radionovela) ¡Qué Gente. Mi Gente! The residents of this small town experience adventures, romance, and conflicts typical of Latino soap operas. Students enjoyed the live performance full of drama, beautiful original music, and a comical and very entertaining script in English, Spanish and even Spanglish. After the performance the group was able to have a Q&A with the producers, directors, and the cast. Later we walked to ¡Qué Rico!,

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