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Latin American students host events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month


Aaron Berkowitz – General Assignment Reporter It’s that time of the year again. With October already underway that means Hispanic Heritage month is upon us as well. “It’s really a month long celebration of the Latino blood that runs through our veins,” said Paulina Gomez, sophomore pre-med major and treasurer of the Organization for Latin American Students (OLAS). “A lot

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Southern celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month


Jene Thomas – General Assignment Reporter The Southern Connecticut State University Multicultural Center and Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS) hosted the sixth annual Empowering Lives seminar. The seminar celebrated and educated students on Latin American culture. “Diversity is our message,” said Kaylee Quintanilla, OLAS president. “We’re trying to introduce culture to Southern.” The event, which took place on Sept.

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