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Bollywood Fiesta brings Latinx, Indian cultural fusion to campus

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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...

OPINION: Super Bowl halftime show beautifully embraces Latinx culture

Czars Trinidad | Layout Editor
February 12, 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...

Members of Tulane Latinx community reflect on heritage

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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...

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

hispanic
October 2, 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
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...

Latinx community showcased, celebrated through Festival Latinx

Courtesy of TU Gente
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 Women’s History Month: powerful voices from margins

Complicating Women's History Month: powerful voices from margins
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...

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

Ashley Chen | Senior Staff Artist
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,...

Intersectional Confessional: What Bad Bunny’s “Caro” means for a queer Latinx like me

Adelaide Basco | Art Director
January 30, 2019

As a trans, genderqueer Latinx, watching the opening scenes of Bad Bunny’s newest music video for “Caro” brought tears of joy to my eyes. The Puerto Rican Latin Trap artist, known for pushing...

Intersections’ top 10 Instagram accounts you need to be following

Intersections' top 10 Instagram accounts you need to be following
January 23, 2019

If you need that occasional break from Twitter, you've come to the right place. This week we're bringing you the best intersectional content on Instagram that you should go follow after reading...

Intersections’ top tweets of Winter Break

Intersections' top tweets of Winter Break
January 16, 2019

Welcome back Tulanians. Let's kick off the first school week of 2019 by looking back at our endlessly-scrolling Twitter feeds filled with family Vines, "merry Chrysler" tweets, and conspiracy...

What Latinidad means at a predominantly white institution

What Latinidad means at a predominantly white institution
October 18, 2018

“When I teach Latino studies, normally the first three weeks of the course is dedicated to what does it mean to be Latino, what does that mean? What does Latino/Hispanic mean and what is the differentiation....

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