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What does “Being Latino” Mean? »

02:57 pm | Katelyn Newman Staff Writer As a blonde, Caucasian and blue-eyed girl, it is obvious from first glance that I am not a Latina. Besides racial characteristics, however, there is something more about being…

Dec 5 2013 / Read More »
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ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero talks civil rights at on-campus lecture series »

12:17 am | ACLU’s Anthony Romero informs UMD of the civil rights issues facing our society today. …

Apr 17 2014 / Read More »

Immigration activists rally for deportation relief in Washington D.C. »

Members of the Student Multi-Ethnic Action Research Team (SMART), a youth advocacy group of Washington, D.C., march for deportation relief on Sat. April 5. Photo by Melanie Balakit for La Voz Latina.

12:40 am | Washington D.C. was one of over 60 cities across the U.S. calling for an end to deportations on April…

Apr 6 2014 / Read More »

Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education celebrates 40th anniversary »

10:37 pm |   Philip Suitts Contributing Writer Last year, Anthony Ayala would make his weekly trek to Marie Mount Hall for…

Apr 3 2014 / Read More »

Issues within Latino community addressed at OMSE’s first Conference on Racial Identity Development »

11:51 pm |   Holly Loube Contributing Writer Historians discussed diversity within the Latino/a community and pressing issues within other racial groups…

Apr 1 2014 / Read More »

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CLSO President Granados desires to make college possible for Prince George’s County students »

05:10 pm | College seemed out of reach for José Granados, who immigrated to the United States at 11, until he spent three days at Towson University for the Hispanic Youth Institute. Granados, a junior Spanish major and LGBT studies certificate candidate, intended to follow in his uncle’s footsteps and work at a bank, slowly moving up the…

Dec 9 2013 / Read More »

Absence of Hispanic Voices in the Media »

05:15 pm | Kirsten Petersen Contributing Writer The underrepresentation of Latino voices during this election cycle may stem from a larger problem: a lack of diversity in the newsroom. According to a TV and Radio News Staffing and Profitability survey, released by Radio Television Digital News Association this year, Hispanics make up only 7.8 percent of the television…

Nov 10 2012 / Read More »

DREAM Act Panel Says Students Can Help Legislation »

04:49 am | McKenna Grant Contributing Writer Stamp Student Union held the Forum on the DREAM Act and Education on Tuesday night to discuss the potential legislation, which legislators recently reintroduced to the Senate, that would reconfirm that qualifying undocumented youth can attend institutions of higher education for in-state tuition. The forum, sponsored by the Latin American Studies…

Oct 9 2011 / Read More »

Dream Act Student Profile:Esperanza »

12:02 am | Andres Gonzalez Staff Writer When she escapes from the hectic noises of the city, she submerges herself into the heart of nature. It is in the middle of the woods’ emptiness, where she is filled with the support she needs to make it through every day. It is in the silence surrounded by trees, shrubs…

Nov 19 2010 / Read More »

LSU Host Latino Kitchen »

10:48 pm | LSU’s annual Latino Kitchen held in St. Mary’s Hall featured free food, games and music. Students sat in random groups with a colored pieced of paper in the center of them. This paper had different Latin country names on them. Students in the groups had to see how many diferent types of food they could name for that country.  The group…

Oct 11 2010 / Read More »
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