Tag: latino culture

Dia de los Muertos celebrated at University

Junior Alexandra Hernandez adds some incense on an altar for the Day of the Dead observance.

Stereotypes set back society

Aside from the negativity, violence, hatred and disease in our world, there exists one virus that plagues the entire human race alike -- stereotypes.

Olvera Street: Mexican marketplace offers culture, history

Nestled comfortably between Little Tokyo and Chinatown, there is a street which celebrates the Latino culture not just on Cinco de Mayo, but 365 days a year.

Immigrants take the blame

It is enraging enough to read and listen to GOP candidate Patrick Buchanan tear diversity and attack immigration. Yet, it is more upsetting when descendants of immigrants choose to forget their roots and bash the newcomers. And what infuriates me the most is how many of these individuals I know.

Latino celebration marred

A series of racially insensitive acts directed at Latinos occurred after the University of La Verne's Cinco de Mayo celebration had come to a close.

La Verne celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo, the Mexican holiday which honors the peasant uprising against the French in Mexico, has been celebrated on campus all week long through the efforts of the Latino Student Forum (LSF).

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