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Los latinos tienen el porcentaje más alto de casos COVID-19: ¿A qué se debe?

Un hombre camina en la acera junto a un mural, durante la pandemia COVID-19 en el barrio de Pilsen de Chicago.

Erika Pérez, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

El miedo de buscar atención médica, la falta de distanciamiento social, y no poder trabajar desde el hogar son algunas de las razones que causa que la comunidad latina sea la raza con más casos de coronavirus.  El Departamento de Salud Pública de Illinois ha reportado más de 22,000 casos de coronavirus entre la comuni...

Live recording of political podcast discusses the mass incarceration of Latino population

Maria Hinojosa, Luis “Suave” Gonzalez, and Julio Ricardo Varela discuss Suave’s time in prison.
(Yazmin Dominguez | The DePaulia)

Dirce Toca, Contributing Writer

May 7, 2018

Latin American and Latino Studies professor Maria Hinojosa hosted a live recording of “In The Thick,” a podcast about politics from the perspective of people of color (POC), with co-host Julio Ricardo Varela at DePaul on Thursday, May 3. Covering a three-part series on Latinos and mass incarcerat...

As her time at DePaul ends, Maria Hinojosa looks back

As her time at DePaul ends, Maria Hinojosa looks back

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

March 7, 2018

Nervous, yet confident. That is how Maria Hinojosa remembers feeling when she walked into a room of 12 department directors and faculty members, all of whom were prepared to interview her for DePaul’s prestigious Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz chair. Little did she know that all 12 interviewers wer...

Growing number of Latinos lead to evolving marketing techniques

As of 2016 the Latino population is at 57.5 million in the United States. By 2050 it is projected to reach 119 million. (Victoria Williamson/The DePaulia)

Yazmin Dominguez

October 16, 2017

For the first time, DePaul’s College of Communication in conjunction with the Office of Global Engagement presented the Latino Media and Communication Series. The inaugural event titled “Engaging the Latinx Community with Dr. Sindy Chapa” was hosted on Monday, Oct. 9 at DePaul’s Loop campus. ...

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