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Harvard’s Oldest Student Newspaper Elects Its First Latina President

Sofía Aguilar
We love to see Latinas breaking barriers everywhere, especially in prestigious spaces like academia that remain  white and male-dominated. This month, history and literature student Raquel Coronell Uribe became the first-ever Latina president of The Harvard Crimson, Harvard University’s student...
News and Entertainment

Sofia Vergara to Portray Colombian Drug Queenpin Griselda Blanco in Limited Series

Virginia Isaad
Griselda Blanco was known by many monikers including the “Cocaine Godmother” and her notoriety has Hollywood calling including a film adaption starring Jennifer Lopez. Now it’s been announced that fellow Colombiana Sofia Vergara is set to star in a Netflix...
News and Entertainment

Shakira’s 26 Best Songs of All Time

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Sunday, February 2 isn’t just the day that Shakira makes history with Jennifer Lopez this year, performing at the Super Bowl halftime show. It is also the Colombian star’s birthday (she will be turning 43). Colombians have been knowing about...
Fashion

HipLatina Style: Rad Colombia Gear and Where To Get It

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
I don’t know why—maybe it’s the bright primary colors which are hard to wear, or some other odd reason—but it’s not always easy to find cool Colombia-themed clothing and accessories. That’s why, for this edition of HipLatina Style, I had...
Culture

7 Indigenous Peoples of Colombia Who Have Often Gone Ignored

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
When talking about Colombian culture, historically, more attention has been given to the Spanish part of the country’s makeup. Very little is given to the various indigenous cultures who were there before the Spanish ever arrived, despite the fact that...