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La Fondita offers authentic Mexican food

La Fondita is only a 10-minute drive from campus, but offers a taste of authentic food from Mexico City.

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ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero talks civil rights at on-campus lecture series

ACLU’s Anthony Romero informs UMD of the civil rights issues facing our society today.

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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.

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

Washington D.C. was one of over 60 cities across the U.S. calling for an end to deportations on April 5.

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Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education celebrates 40th anniversary

Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education celebrates 40th anniversary

  Philip Suitts Contributing Writer Last year, Anthony Ayala would make his weekly trek to Marie Mount Hall for help on calculus, chemistry, or some other course he was taking. Without those tutoring sessions, provided by the Office of Multi-Ethnic…

0 Comments / 2 View / April 3, 2014

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

  Holly Loube Contributing Writer Historians discussed diversity within the Latino/a community and pressing issues within other racial groups at the first Conference on Racial Identity Development hosted by the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education last week. OMSE hosted six…

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Contraceptives use increases, abortion rates decrease among Latina women

Latina women had less abortions than white women and black women, according to a report.

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Paola Cordon, middle, is the founder and owner of Urbani, an online vintage clothes shop. They are modeling jackets available on the website.

Latina student operates URBANI, an online vintage clothes shop

Paola Cordon drives as far as New York to look for unique vintage clothing.

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U.S. Latino population has increased sixfold since 1970

U.S. Latino population has increased sixfold since 1970

U.S. Latino population has increased sixfold since 1970

0 Comments / 1 View / March 12, 2014

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Film Review: Who is Dayani Cristal? shows dangers of migration from Central America to U.S. borders

Gael García Bernal stars in “Who is Dayani Cristal?”, a documentary-style film that traces the path of a migrant worker that died in the Arizona desert.

0 Comments / 1 View / March 12, 2014

Alumni Juan Sempertegui, middle left, and Aèkeam Awad, middle right, spoke to Latino and black students about how to succeed after graduation. Photo courtesy of Francisco Lopez.

First Black and Latino Leadership Summit connects successful alumni and current students

The first Black and Latino Leadership Summit connected successful alumni and students.

0 Comments / 0 View / February 25, 2014