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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”...

The overlooked history of Hispanic and Latinx contributions to New Orleans

The overlooked history of Hispanic and Latinx contributions to New Orleans

Anne Holly, Contributing Reporter October 17, 2018

Louisiana does not have the most obvious ties to Latinx cultures, but its largest city, New Orleans, could not be what it is today without the influence of the Latinx individuals who have lived here. Though...

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Professor Profile: Lisa Vigran advocates for Spanish education

Kila Moore, Associate Editor April 15, 2018

Five days a week, Lisa Vigran, an adjunct lecturer at Tulane University, teaches Spanish to college students searching for a cultural and social escape into a different world. Her days consist of planning...

Despacito, voy a colonize your people

Despacito, voy a colonize your people

Daria Hofmann, Contributing Writer September 4, 2017

"Speak English, you're in America!" … Unless you're rich and white. In a political climate that is decidedly anti-Latinx, native Spanish speakers are publicly berated for speaking their language and...

Tulane participates in Panama Bilingüe language program

Tulane participates in Panama Bilingüe language program

Emily Carmichael, Staff Reporter June 7, 2017

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez has a mission to make his entire country bilingual in English and Spanish. To do so, he has enlisted the help of Tulane University and several other...

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