Escribiendo pa’ La Gente desde 1971

On January 17, 2014, three members of La Gente’s original staff came to speak to the current staff members. Sam Paz, Josie Alavarez, and Laura “Woody” Rangel spoke of the past struggles and accomplishments of La Gente’s inception. Due to a lack of outlets for [email protected] sensitive articles, student activists created their own [email protected] newspaper, La Gente, in February of 1971. Paz, the first editor in chief, was surprised that it has lasted this long.

1971 Founder and First Editor in Chief Sam Paz

1971 Founder and First Editor in Chief Sam Paz

1971 La Gente Distributor Laura "Woody" Rangel

1971 La Gente Distributor Laura “Woody” Rangel

La Gente founders sharing wise words with present Gentistas

La Gente founders sharing wise words with present Gentistas

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1971 and 2013 Editors in Chief. Sam Paz and Helen Alonzo

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Current Gentistas with the founders in La Gente’s office

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