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The Unspoken Horror of Mexican Repatriation

Mexican Americans, many of them being U.S. Citizens, have a history being deported across the border in a process called repatriation.

Owen Hanson, Writer

January 11, 2020

Between the years of 1929 to 1936, America committed an atrocity against all Mexican-Americans, yet the history books have turned a blind eye. During this time, two million Mexican-Americans were forcibly deported, “repatriated,” and 60% of those deported were American citizens. The anti-Latinx sentiment was at large in America because, during the Great Depression,...

Explorando el mundo del folklórico

Claro que el baile no es exclusivo para los latinos, el folklórico es divertido y algo que nadie debería sentirse aprensivo antes de unirse

Joana Diaz, Writer

January 7, 2020

Aunque su historia se remonta al periodo colonial (1525-1810), el folklórico a sido un baile recientemente popularizado en no solo México pero en varias partes del mundo, incluyendo los Estados Unidos. Enfatiza los varios aspectos de la cultura Mexicana, combinando diferentes pasos de otros bailes tradicion...

El impacto de las mujeres latinoamericanas en deportes

Latinoamérica ha producido atletas especiales llenos de determinación y talento extremo

Carol Sanchez, Writer

November 24, 2019

Marta Marta Vieira da Silva o simplemente conocida como “Marta” es una de las jugadoras de fútbol más reconocidas en el mundo. La Brasileña llegó a ser la mejor mujer con el equipo de Brasil, hizo historia cuando metió su gol número 17 en la copa mundial de la FIFA de este año. En tan solo cinco torneos, Marta acumulo 17 go...

From “Pachuco” to “Cholo”: Embracing the badge of delinquent honor

To understand the origin of

Owen Hanson, Writer

November 22, 2019

The modern stereotype of a cholo most likely brings a vivid image to most Americans: Mexicans, dickies shorts, tear drop tatoos, drugs and deliquency--in every sense of the word. But where did the word “cholo” really come from?   To understand where “cholo” came from, it is important to un...

Asylum Advocacy Conference Inspires Many

Asylum Advocacy Conference Inspires Many

Sean Quinn and Joana Diaz

November 15, 2019

In an effort to bring awareness to the current immigration crisis, The Law Office of Vanessa Frank organized an Asylum Advocacy Conference on Nov. 2 that highlighted the strength and passion of migrants and advocated for the rights of asylum-seekers not only in America but around the world.   ...

Cocinando con Quinn y Carol: Enchiladas Verdes

Enchiladas Verdes, the final product

Carol Sanchez, Writer

November 5, 2019

¿Estás buscando una receta perfecta para toda la familia y algo divertido para cocinar? Esta receta de enchiladas verdes es una perfecta oportunidad para pasar tiempo con su familia y tener algo delicioso para comer. Lo que vas a necesitar es: 10 tomatillos verdes Tortillas  Pechuga de pollo cortada en...

Death celebrations around the world

Although Halloween is what we think of during Oct. 31, different cultures around the world celebrate different things

Lillian Li, Writer

October 31, 2019

From an ancient pagan holiday that birthed the modern Halloween to a festival honoring the fortune spirits inhabiting human skulls, death is a concept both feared and celebrated in human culture. Read on to take a trip around the world and see various traditions and beliefs regarding death take shape in d...

Michelle Carballo takes on asylum advocacy with passion

Michelle Carballo is using her passion of assisting undocumented immigrants to host an Asylum Advocacy Conference

Sean Quinn and Owen Hanson

October 29, 2019

From a young age, Michelle Carballo, a 20-year-old student at CSU Northridge has been passionate about assisting immigrants. Being that her mother is from Argentina and her father is from Mexico, she understands what it is like to be influenced by different cultures while growing up in the United Sta...

La quinceañera y su importancia

A quinceañera can be one of the most important moments of a young girl's life.

Joana Diaz, Writer

October 28, 2019

El evento más conocido en la comunidad Latina--la quinceañera--marca el fin de la niñez y el comienzo de la vida como una mujer. A primera vista parece ser una fiesta de cumpleaños demasiado lujosa y adornada, pero es tradicionalmente simbólica de la independencia y la reafirmación de las creen...

The problem with Queer representation in the media

Although certain forms of media do a good job of positively representing the queer community, others do more harm than good.

Sean Quinn, Writer

October 14, 2019

It’s that time of year, and no I don’t mean the start of school or Halloween; I mean LGBTQ+ History Month.  Normally, people would celebrate important queer figures in history, from Virginia Woolf to Harvey Milk, there has been an abundance of progressive figures alike. However, I am troubled...

Deportistas Latinoamericanos

Latinoamérica ha producido atletas especiales llenos de determinación y talento extremo

Carol Sanchez, Writer

October 14, 2019

Julio César Chávez   Originalmente de México, Julio César Chávez empezó su gran carrera en boxeo profesional en 1980 a tan solo 17 años. En 1994 después de 89 victorias consecutivas, Chávez sorpementemente perdió su primer pelea después de 14 años contra Frankie Randall. La pérdida cambio Ch...

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