Students create Notre Dame Puerto Rican Student Association in the face of natural disasters, misconceptions
Maria Luisa Paul | Tuesday, February 18, 2020
The heavy winds started around 4 a.m. on Sept. 20, 2017. An hour later, sophomore Alvaro Carrillo’s house lost power as Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico. A high school senior at the time, Carrillo had to witness the destruction the storm wrought on his native land. His family’s house endured the 155 mile-per-hour winds.