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Students celebrate Hispanic and Latino culture


Jeniece Roman – General Assignments Reporter Norma Valentin said she looks forward to attending the Empowering Lives: Celebrating the Hispanic & Latino Culture event every year. “The opening with you know, salsa, merengue, I love that. That captures your attention right away of who we are,” said Valentin. The Multicultural Center, with help from the Organization of Latin American Students,

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Latino and Native American Film Festival sheds light on stereotypes and culture


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  The short film, “Broken Roofs/ Techos Rotos”, directed by Yanillys Perez, opens with a young girl reading a prayer on a cement floor.  Her younger sisters play around her, laughing in delight.  The child reading, Ana, walks around their house which is a broken down living area with pink walls, washed down by to

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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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