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Tribune shuts down Spanish-language media Hoy

Tribune shuts down Spanish-language media Hoy

Maria Guerrero, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2019

The Chicago Tribune Guild, an organization of journalists, announced on Twitter the shut down of Hoy Media, the city’s leading Spanish-language newspaper, by Tribune Publishing last Tuesday. “We’re deeply disappointed that Tribune Publishing is shutting down Hoy, which has gone beyond stereotyp...

DePaul students celebrate Day of the Dead

DePaul students celebrate Day of the Dead

Ebony Ellis, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2019

When walking into the Student Center on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus, the last thing one would expect to see are pictures of people who have died. These pictures are surrounded by colorful skulls, flowers and fruit, showing that honoring loved ones is not always a sad affair.  Día de los Muerto...

Latinx women discuss corporate life, entrepreneurship and how they got there

Latinx women discuss corporate life, entrepreneurship and how they got there

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

October 7, 2019

The Office of Multicultural Student Success hosted “Latinx Womyn in Leadership and Entrepreneurship” last Tuesday in the Coleman Entrepreneurship Office for students to listen to Latinx and Chicanx women share their journeys, struggles and how they made it in corporate America, non-profit sectors or...

Models show off Mexican-Contemporary designs at Latinx Fashion Show

Models show off Mexican-Contemporary designs at Latinx Fashion Show

Hillary Flores, Social Media Editor

September 30, 2019

Beauty is a six-letter word that takes on various meanings. But, is this word only skin-deep? This was the topic of conversation in the Latinx Fashion Show, “Beyond What We Wear,” on Sept. 24, hosted by JLL. The fashion show welcomed Mexican-Contemporary designers Lydia Lavin and her daughter, Monserrat...

DePaul celebrates Latinx Heritage Month

DePaul celebrates Latinx Heritage Month

Kelly Garcia, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2019

Latinx Heritage Month kicked off across the U.S. on Sunday, Sept. 15 to celebrate the contributions and cultural traditions of the Latinx community. Cities around the country are honoring the September independence days of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico and Chile with events t...

Light-skinned Latinxs can be privileged, too

Light-skinned Latinxs can be privileged, too

Marissa de la Cerda, Contributing Writer

April 30, 2018

Growing up as a pale-skinned Latina was confusing. I was afforded privileges over my darker-skinned family members as a result of colorism. Not to be confused with racism, colorism is a form of discrimination in which people are treated differently based on social meanings attached to skin color. I, how...

Spanish-language music is more versatile than you think

Spanish-language music is more versatile than you think

Amber Colón

October 9, 2017

It seems like everyone knows “Despacito” regardless of whether or not they know what the Spanish lyrics mean. Throughout the summer, the song played (and still plays) on major radio stations like B96 and Kiss FM. Much of this is largely due in part to Justin Bieber’s remix of the song, which featu...

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