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Boricua Mildred García Makes History as California State University’s First Latina Chancellor

Anna Ortega
First generation students encounter barriers and struggles while navigating higher education but that hasn’t stopped Latinxs from pursuing college degrees. Latinxs are more likely to be first-generation college students than any other racial/ethnic group with 44 percent being the first...

Boricua Artist Shawnick Rodriguez is Bringing Caribbean Culture to the Forefront

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
If we’re being honest, we know that most of the time people don’t automatically think of Puerto Ricans when they think of Caribbean people. Jamaicans and Haitians, surely, Cubans maybe, but when it comes to Puerto Ricans, it’s complicated. Puerto...
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Bad Bunny Dominated the Grammys Despite Losing AOTY Award

Ashley Mercado
On February 5th, Bad Bunny opened the 65th annual Grammys with a performance that emitted Latin pride throughout the arena. An appropriate start to the night that would lead to the artist winning his third Grammy Award for Best Música...
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Yuma Inarú Pouerie: A Fierce Drummer in the Male-Dominated La Bomba Puertorriqueña

Virginia Isaad
Dating back over 400 years to a time when enslaved persons were kidnapped from Africa  and brought to Borikén (as the Indigenous called Puerto Rico),  the vibrant folk tradition of Puerto Rican Bomba has always held a strong feminine presence....
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Bad Bunny Course Will Be Taught at San Diego State University in 2023

Sofía Aguilar
Puerto Rican reggaetón star Bad Bunny (born Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio) is a global phenom. Since he entered the mainstream music industry in 2017, he’s released chart-topping albums, broken Spotify and Billboard records, received dozens of awards for his work,...

8 Stunning Airbnbs in Latin America You Need to Check Out

Nicole Young
Majorly Instagrammable places, authentic culinary hotspots, warm weather, private pools, and, of course, ocean views. Latin America has it all and places like Mexico, Costa Rica, and Brazil are dream destinations that we could never get enough of. Whether you’re...
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How the “Miguel” Episode of ‘This Is Us’ Made Me Feel Seen

Virginia Isaad
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD On paper I don’t have much in common with the character of Miguel Rivas (Jon Huertas) on the drama This Is Us besides being Latinx and immigrating to the U.S. (even though Puerto Rico is a U.S....