Jalapeno Eating Contest to
Celebrate Latino Culture
September 29, 2004
MILWAUKEE – As part of Marquette 's Hispanic Heritage Celebration,
Raices, a student group at Marquette , will hold a salsa tasting
and jalapeno eating contest on Wednesday, September 29th from
5:30-7:00 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, room 111.
The word Raices is Spanish for “roots”. Here at Marquette , Raices
is a multicultural student group focused on educating themselves
and others about the Hispanic/Latino culture. They participate
in community service events within the Latino community, and are
role models for younger Latinos by encouraging them to continue
on to higher education.
For more information on the Hispanic Heritage Celebration, visit
our website at: http://www.marquette.edu/osd/intercultural/hispanicheritage.html
. For any other questions, please contact Anne Broeker
in the Office of Public Affairs.