Como en casa

As Latinx students at a PWI we often begin to miss the little things about being home. Our traditional dishes, the rambunctiousness of a house full of relatives, that one playlist your mom can’t get enough of, and the occasional chisme session from our tias. Being away is hard, but we’ve developed strategies that help … Continue reading Como en casa


A Latin@ to look to: Sandra Cisneros

I’m starting a new blog series called “Latin@s to look to” (LTLT) this project will aim to feature Latin@s and their works, whether it be literary or cinematic.  The lack of diversity in the film and book industry has always been a problem, but it has only recently been a hot topic, with the spotlight … Continue reading A Latin@ to look to: Sandra Cisneros

In the Midst of Political Xenophobia

In the excitement of recent debates for the upcoming presidential election, immigration has once again become a politicized issue. It is sensationalized by candidates to differentiate themselves, but without any real message or solution behind the mudslinging. Donald Trump’s now infamous comments about Mexican immigrants has solidified this fact and made clear what some Americans … Continue reading In the Midst of Political Xenophobia