Latinx Representation in the Media

By Jimena Somilleda Latinx representation has been lacking in the modern media for a long time in Hollywood, in journalism, and in the news. This underrepresentation of Latinxs in the…

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Mental Health in the Latinx Community

By Jimena Somilleda Within the Latinx Community, mental health has been deemed a sensitive topic with a lot of stigmas and controversy surrounding it. As of 2020, only 33% of…

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Voting in Local Elections

By Jimena Somilleda   On Tuesday, November 2, Georgia will be holding its local elections for many different positions, including mayor of Atlanta. Citizens will vote on other official positions including…

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Latinx Growth in Metro Atlanta

By Jimena Somilleda As of 2020, metro Atlanta is one of the fastest-growing regions for Latinx growth. Over 49% of all foreign-born residents in metro Atlanta identify as Hispanic and/or…

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Spanglish Between Generations

By Jimena Somilleda As more and more first-generation Latinx Americans continue to grow up in the United States, Spanglish continues to develop. Spanglish is a recent linguistic phenomenon that blends grammar,…

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Classism in Education

By Jimena Somilleda Classism is defined as the prejudice against or in favor of people of a certain societal status. In recent years, classism has become more and more prevalent…

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The Haitian Immigration Crisis

By Jimena Somilleda In recent weeks, thousands of Haitian immigrants have crossed the Rio Grande between Ciudad Acuña and Del Rio in hopes of seeking asylum in the United States.…

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A Closer Look into Hispanic Heritage Month

By Alba Villarreal It is Hispanic Heritage Month (or “HHM”), a month that celebrates the culture, history, and pride within the Hispanic community. As our community celebrates throughout the months…

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The Dangers of Disinformation

By Alba Villarreal COVID-19 disinformation is false information that is spread with the intent of being harmful. As the pandemic rages on, COVID-19 disinformation is becoming more common throughout the…

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Imposter Syndrome

By Alba Villarreal Imposter syndrome is one of the most misunderstood, yet universally experienced phenomena in the Latinx community. It is defined as intense feelings of self-doubt and not belonging,…

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