Tag: Latinx

Ramapo commences Latinx Heritage Month

President Cindy Jebb and the Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Compliance (EDIC) held the opening proclamation for Latinx Heritage Month on Sept. 19 at the Arch. The month officially lasts from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.  “It is my honor and privilege to welcome you to the kickoff of […]

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. […]

Event Discusses the Culture of Latino Muslims

Photo by Hope Patti On Monday, the Omega Phi Beta Sorority hosted an event in cooperation with the Muslim Student Association as part of the Latino Heritage month. Organized by Lisaida Garcia and hosted by both Thalia Mercado and Rand Abdul-Raziq, the “Latinos and Islam” event covered a rarely-discussed topic. […]