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Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York, uses a face mask meanwhile waiting to speak at a press conference outside of USPS Jamaica station in Queens, New York. Democratic National Convention | AP Photo

OPINION: Congresswomen of color deserve better

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor November 1, 2020

“A f***ing bitch,” “send her back” and “an insult to our country” are all verbal attacks varying from state representatives to President Donald Trump who have specifically said these examples...

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks to supporters during a campaign stop at the University of Houston Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

OPINION: Purposefully mispronouncing Kamala Harris’ name is racist, plain and simple

Duaa Israr, Contributing Writer November 1, 2020

There are two stages in a name for people of color. First, it begins when you change your name to fit the mouths of others. It’s easier to let people pronounce your name the way they want to instead...

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., questions Postmaster General Louis DeJoy during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP)

OPINION: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a source of pride for young Latinas

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor September 1, 2020

Numerous negative stereotypes have plagued Latinas for decades. We are perceived as angry and loud, with more emphasis placed on our looks instead of our character. Young Latinas have struggled with overcoming...

La representante Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, demócrata de Nueva York, usa una mascarilla mientras espera para hablar durante una conferencia de prensa frente a la estación de USPS Jamaica, el martes 18 de agosto de 2020, en el distrito de Queens de Nueva York. Democratic National Convention | AP Photo.

OPINIÓN: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez es un orgullo para las jóvenes latinas

Nadia Hernandez, The DePaulia Assistant News Editor August 31, 2020

Al romper las normas culturales, las latinas se han enfrentado a numerosos estereotipos negativos que alteran su percepción. Nos perciben como enojadas y ruidosas, con más énfasis en nuestra apariencia...

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