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  • 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…

  • 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….

  • 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…

  • Not Your Ordinary Delivery Drivers

    March 26, 2021

    AUSTIN, TX. — The driver had only one shot at making the drop-off right. The delivery instructions seemed simple enough —drop off reproductive health kits,…

  • Selena: Embracing Myself & My Culture

    February 12, 2021

    AUSTIN, Tx. —As a Mexican-American, I genuinely believe I never got to grow up appreciating the Mexican side of my heritage. There were delicious breakfast…

  • A Business Hecho con Amor: Q&A with Founder Elena Flores

    January 22, 2021

    AUSTIN, Tx.—It’s exciting to think about owning your own business someday. By creating a company that’s uniquely yours, you can dedicate your time towards work…

  • Raspas, Rapas!

    January 8, 2021

    The following is a transcription of Latinitas Magazine’s latest audio story “Raspas, Raspas.” Volunteer writer Jackie Ibarra gives a rundown of the history of raspas,…