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  • Living baldly (or boldly) with Michelle Faraco

    July 9, 2021

    AUSTIN, Tx.—After spending the majority of her life trying to fit in with society’s beauty standards and perception of “normalcy,” Michelle Faraco decided it was…

  • Sherry Eklund is Teen Strong

    July 2, 2021

    Sherry Eklund spent the past 15 years of her life taking pictures of airplanes. With her husband in the air as the pilot and her…

  • 20 Questions With: Christina Jovanna Olivarez

    June 4, 2021

    Editor’s Note: This is a transcription of Latinitas Magazine’s SoundCloud podcast “20 Questions With,” where we invite bold and creative individuals to discuss their experiences…

  • Hollywood’s Typecasting of Latinos

    May 28, 2021

    SUCCASUNNA, New Jersey —Hollywood has always had trouble properly representing the Latin community in ways that showed a positive light of the culture that feels…

  • What is Code-Switching, and What is the Cost?

    May 21, 2021

    AUSTIN, Tx.—You’re hanging out with your friends, talking, joking and laughing with each other. The flow and pattern of the conversation is easy, not forced….

  • Las Catrinas Amidalas

    May 4, 2021

    HARLINGEN, Tx.—For some, the Star Wars Expanded Universe only exists in its movie and TV show formats (a galaxy far, far away, indeed). However, for…

  • A Poem About Writing Poems

    April 30, 2021

    The blank page taunts me, Yet here I am, about to try again For the thirtieth, fortieth, One hundredth time.       And now…

  • Repeat: Video Story

    April 16, 2021

    AUSTIN, Tx. — While adjusting to new ways during the pandemic, life has become repetitive and an endless cycle of boredom. Adults and teenagers alike,…

  • Fotos del Día: Quinceañera

    April 9, 2021

    AUSTIN, Tx. — As each day passed, I got more excited for my Quince to come. Unfortunately, due to Covid, I was unable to have…