Tag: Latin@ Heritage Month

Latin@ Heritage Month celebrates in closing ceremony

Photo by Isaiah McCall The Latin-pop anthem “Despacito” rocked the speakers in Friends Hall this past Monday, Oct. 15 as students and faculty trickled into the area to celebrate the last day of Latin@ Heritage Month. Students from a multitude of cultures and backgrounds celebrated the event by enjoying a […]

Fraternity raises awareness for Latin@ heritage month

Photo courtesy of Ramapo College Society has a tendency to marginalize and overgeneralize cultures, especially when it comes to labeling these cultures. People of Spanish, Latino or Hispanic descent oftentimes struggle with false categorization that stems from a lack of understanding and awareness about the distinct differences between these cultures. […]

Microagressions Discussed for Latino Heritage Month

Photo courtesy of Joe Penna, Flickr The Beta Rho Chapter of Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. shifted the conversation of Latin Heritage Month towards the microaggressions Latinos face every day during Monday night’s event, Que Dijo? The event pushed students to become more conscious of their statements and recognize how […]

Filmmaker Speaks at Latin@ Heritage Month Banquet

Photo by Giancarlo Sepulveda Jesus Nebot, a Spanish award-winning filmmaker and transformational speaker, called for immigration reform at the Latin@ Heritage Month banquet at the Trustees Pavilion on Wednesday. Jesus Nebot’s speech dissected misconceptions about Latin immigrants and addressed illegal immigrant crime rates and undocumented employment. He also proposed a solution […]