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

Doom Scrolling through the Darkness


Throughout the pandemic, there have been way too…
February 10, 2021/by Renee Grange

Small Business Check

February 4, 2021/by Nayeli Velarde

En El Jardín

January 22, 2021/by Haile Arriaza

Killer Hospitals and COVID-19 in Mexico


CW: death

Mexico is currently facing a crisis…
January 21, 2021/by Ashley Huendo

The Real Faces of Los Angeles: East LA


TW: Sexual assault, molestation, domestic abuse,…
January 13, 2021/by Jerylee Perez

The Hidden Gems of Mexico City: Entry 1

My name is Emilia Acevedo and I was born and raised in Mexico…
January 10, 2021/by Emilia Acevedo

Nahla: Representing the Communities Who Have No Voice In Cinema

We live in a world where society is predominantly led by…
January 6, 2021/by Claudia Ledesma Rodriguez

What If?

What if you create a utopia in your mind?

Free from the…
December 10, 2020/by Sofia Rizkkhalil

The Pink House

I want to paint an image of my childhood home. 
December 8, 2020/by Destiny Diaz

All I Want for Christmas Is ….. to Support Latina Small Business Owners!

December 4, 2020/by Jennifer Rosario Arriaga

“American Dream”

December 3, 2020/by Angie Santos

Perú Faces a Presidential Crisis

This November, Perú experienced a period of political unrest…
December 2, 2020/by Renee Grange

“No Estamos Esperanzados”: Expectations of California Day Laborers for the New President and COVID-19 Measures


For many of us, life has been brought to a halt…
December 1, 2020/by Lesley Ramirez

the past is in the past

i look to the past 
far too much, 
this i know
November 29, 2020/by Marisol Huerta-Ontiveros

A Case for Television

A dream I’ve kept under wraps, for the sake of not falling…
November 24, 2020/by Laysha Macedo

Mexican Strike-Out

[CW: mentions of suicidal ideation and the adverse impact…
November 22, 2020/by Miriam Torres-Sanchez
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