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Empanola brings authentic Argentinian and Chilean tastes with Louisiana flair to Uptown.

Discovering NOLA’s Hispanic, Latinx flavors

Faith McLean, Contributing Reporter September 29, 2021

From homemade traditional tamales, modern-style tapas, classic margaritas and Caribbean-inspired cocktails, New Orleans is bursting with Hispanic and Latinx restaurants, bars and taco stands for...

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Professor Guadalupe García uncovers hidden histories

Martha Sanchez, Staff Reporter September 29, 2021

  Guadalupe García, an associate professor at Tulane University, grew up in Los Angeles. Movies and books depicted her home as a glamorous and star-studded paradise. But that was not the city...

Gender inclusive language poses a potential conflict within gendered languages.

OPINION | Latinx vs Latine

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor September 29, 2021

Language never stops evolving. Dictionaries like Merriam-Webster’s are constantly adding new words to their volumes and updating the meanings of existing ones. In 2018, one such word was “Latinx”...

Puerto Rican student Clara Tomé explores the impact of hurricanes on her identity.

Chasing storms from San Juan to New Orleans

Clara Tomé, Contributing Columnist September 29, 2021

Last year, my friend told me she felt that hurricanes follow me. While I laughed at that, I now find myself reflecting on how hurricanes have impacted my life.  I was born and still live in Puerto...

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Bollywood Fiesta brings Latinx, Indian cultural fusion to campus

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter February 19, 2020

Melding the flavors and rhythm of Latinx and Indian culture, Tulane GENTE and The Indian Association of Tulane came together in a collaboration event this Sunday.  The Bollywood Fiesta event brought...

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OPINION: Super Bowl halftime show beautifully embraces Latinx culture

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor February 13, 2020

Since Shakira and Jennifer Lopez performed at the Super Bowl, people around the country are angry about the “raunchiness” of the dancing and clothes. All over Facebook, comments speak of families skipping...

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Members of Tulane Latinx community reflect on heritage

Meg García, Intersections Editor October 17, 2019

Tulane’s Latinx community is not a monolith. Though unified by heritage, many aspects of a person’s identity can make their experiences different. Whether they can speak the language, where their...

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OPINION: The accidental erasure of ‘hispanidad’ culture on Tulane’s campus

Miranda Teresa Fitz, Contributing Writer October 3, 2019

Getting my grandma onboard with my move to New Orleans was a hard sell. There was no part of her that wanted me to leave home and live in a culture that, as far as any of us knew, was not even remotely...

OPINION: Anti-Latinx and immigrant discourse reaches life-threatening levels

OPINION: Anti-Latinx and immigrant discourse reaches life-threatening levels

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor September 11, 2019

  The morning of Aug. 3 was all normal at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, until 21-year-old Patrick Crusius opened fire on customers, killing 22 people and leaving more wounded. Later a manifesto...

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Latinx community showcased, celebrated through Festival Latinx

Megan Garcia, Contributing Writer April 3, 2019

On Saturday, March 30, Latin music and the smell of ropa vieja flowed out the doors of Qatar Ballroom in the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life. Around 200 Tulanians and community friends alike...

Complicating Womens History Month: powerful voices from margins

Complicating Women’s History Month: powerful voices from margins

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor March 13, 2019

As the nation celebrates Women’s History Month this March, citizens reflect on the significance and impact of what it means to be a woman. As the years go by, women are rightfully attaining more opportunities...

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Possible U.S. intervention in Venezuela prompts remembrance of past crimes in Latin America

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor February 6, 2019

This past Tuesday night, President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address. Though his primary audience was the American people, countries from around the world also served as spectators,...

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