No More Colonial Borders

This piece is inspired by non-Native efforts to maintain a border…
June 7, 2024/by Thomas Correa

Bringing East LA to Westwood

June 7, 2024/by Andrea Hernandez

Grupo Folklorico Performance Photo Gallery

Photos taken by our very own Andrea Hernandez at the Grupo Folklorico…
June 6, 2024/by Andrea Hernandez

UFW’s Presence at UCLA Reveals the Struggle of Student Organizing

“Si se puede!” vibrates the walls of UCLA’s Bruin Viewpoint…
June 4, 2024/by Andrea Hernandez

Boyle Heights To Higher Education

The small community of Boyle Heights is in the heart of the…
April 16, 2024/by Arianna Macias

Pocos Pero Locos

For many millennia, music has served as an artistic expression…
April 1, 2024/by Javier Murillo

Can I Exist?

Existing in a space not created for you.

But as we progress…
February 19, 2024/by Brettany Anahi Valenzuela

Wish: Disney’s Failed Attempt at Afro-Latina Representation

When I first heard that Disney would portray its first ever…
February 2, 2024/by Christine Barnfield

Remembering Jesús Ociel Baena Saucedo, Mexico’s First Openly Non-Binary Magistrate


On the night of November 13th, 2023, thousands…
January 31, 2024/by Andrea Hernandez

Implications of Weaponizing the Immigrant Story

“Weaponized incompetence” is the act of pretending not…
January 22, 2024/by Jazmin Alexandra Chaves

Soy Cómo Quiero Ser

Todo empieza con el grito de mi tía Patty. 

Her sudden…
January 8, 2024/by Olivia Zepeda

La Olla Mágica

Recipe: Sopa de Fideo


One Pack of…
November 29, 2023/by Raul Jesus Aguilera

El Origen del Día de Los Muertos y Su Celebración Moderna

Octubre marca un periodo de transición, anticipando la llegada…
November 26, 2023/by Cris Avitia Camacho

Buried History: The Displacement of Mexican-American Families

The Dodger Stadium. An important part of Los Angeles with…
November 16, 2023/by Alexia Janet Jimenez

Mapping the Chino subaltern: An exploration of the phantasmal history of Eastern Asian diasporas across Latin America

Across the history of Latin American societies, there are…
November 3, 2023/by Angel Marquez-Cruz

Cena Con Colegas

Greetings a todos ustedes. Mil abrazos. Esta es la historia…
October 19, 2023/by Thomas Correa


Despite increased Latine student enrollment in higher education…
August 17, 2023/by Andrea Alvarez

Meet Latina It-Girl, Elizabeth Puente

Given the growing community of content creators on TikTok,…
August 2, 2023/by Laysha Macedo

Our Latinx Athletes: Gabriela Jaquez

A McDonald’s All-American, a Nike EYBL Peach Jam champion,…
August 1, 2023/by Carol Martinez

Take Me to the Ghetto

To My Home in the Desert,

Take me back into your embrace. …
June 2, 2023/by Thomas Correa

Afro-Latinx Connection de UCLA Celebrates Afro-Latinx Culture 

In 2018, Afro-Latinx Connection (ALC) at UCLA was founded in…
June 1, 2023/by Renee Grange

Metamorphosis: The Transformation Within The Latinx Film & Theatre Association

“Joining LFTA, I guess I really started feeling like my…
May 31, 2023/by Daisy Quinones

Mexico’s National Shrine of La Santa Muerte

For centuries, Mexico has been a predominantly Catholic country.…
April 26, 2023/by Karim Isaac Hyderali

El Sol, La Luna, y Las Estrellas en los Andes

The Andes mountains, which span Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador,…
April 24, 2023/by Renee Grange

Our Latinx Student-Athletes: Maricarmen Reyes

Our Latinx Student-Athletes: Maricarmen Reyes 

April 17, 2023/by Carol Martinez

Resistance and Solidarity: Reimaging Jaguar Symbolism in Latin America

Throughout history, the literature world has been heavily…
April 16, 2023/by Angel Marquez-Cruz

Reina del Cielo

La Basilica de Guadalupe is visited by millions of devout…
April 13, 2023/by Andrea Alvarez

Narco Cultura: The Harmful Idolization and Romanticization of the Mexican Drug World

Just hours after the second capture of Ovidio Guzman, son…
March 12, 2023/by Andrea Alvarez

Bailando Con Mis Ancestros

Con mis pies en la tierra

Descalzo, moviendo al ritmo…
March 12, 2023/by Karim Isaac Hyderali

The Cheech: A Tribute to Chicano Culture

This past summer, I had the privilege to visit The Cheech…
March 6, 2023/by Isabela Angulo

Latines in Europe: Italy

Latines in Europe: Tienda Latina, a piece of Latin America…
February 12, 2023/by Jonathan Valenzuela Mejia

Our Latinx Student-Athletes: Alyssa Garcia

Courtesy of the UCLA Softball Media Team - Vinny Lavalsiti

February 3, 2023/by Carol Martinez

Bolsonaro Flees, Lula da Silva Leads


Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva,…
January 30, 2023/by Karim Isaac Hyderali

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Impacted College Enrollment among Latinx Students

While the pandemic has had devastating effects on numerous…
March 4, 2022/by Alejandra Velasco

UCLA’s Latinx Film & Theatre Association: Redressing Latinx Representation on and behind the Screen

Natalia Delgado and her grandfather were never the type of people…
March 3, 2022/by Isabela Zavala

The Power of Counter-Storytelling: Honoring the History of Marginalized Communities

Counter-storytelling is a method of communicating the experiences…
February 1, 2022/by Lesley Gonzalez

Chile Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage: A Progressive Development for Latin America

On December 9th of 2021, Chile officially legalized same-sex…
January 31, 2022/by Jonathan Valenzuela Mejia

Life of a Stray

January 20, 2022/by Karim Isaac Hyderali

Existe un Árbol… El Árbol de Chichihuacuauhco

January 19, 2022/by Sofia Rizkkhalil

Navigating Year One: Relearning and Resilience

I always knew attending college came with a new lifestyle to…
January 19, 2022/by Carol Martinez

Beauty of Color


The beauty that you seek has never resided within…
November 27, 2021/by Karim Isaac Hyderali

La Crisis Presidencial de Perú

May 5, 2021/by Renee Grange

L.A in the Midst of Re-Opening: A Photo Series

April 27, 2021/by Lesley Ramirez

Write for Your Eyes Only


I can’t remember a point in my life where I didn’t…
April 26, 2021/by Destiny Diaz

Shh… Tienes Que Calmarte


Some days I wake up and a sea of troubles rush…
April 20, 2021/by Jacqueline Barragán

Racism in Reproductive Health


The United States is notorious for perpetuating…
April 7, 2021/by Sarah Mejia

The East LA Walkouts of 1968:“It was beautiful to be a Chicano that day”

Fifty-three years ago, over 15,000 students from seven high…
March 12, 2021/by Miriam Torres-Sanchez

Una Carta de Amor Para Mi


It’s hard to take a compliment you see                                         

March 11, 2021/by Kimberly Cienfuegos

I obtained a second citizenship from my home country, and you should too

Illustration by Jonathan Valenzuela Mejia

March 8, 2021/by Jonathan Valenzuela Mejia

Yo obtuve una segunda ciudadanía de mi país natal, y tu deberías hacerlo también.

Siempre he sido consciente de mi nacionalidad Guatemalteca,…
March 8, 2021/by Jonathan Valenzuela Mejia

The Artistic Landscape of the City by the Bay

March 4, 2021/by Angie Santos



Submerged myself 

Into your waters. 

February 20, 2021/by Andrew Valdovinos
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