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Among the artists listed are SHINee (top left), NCT 127 (top middle), Super Junior (bottom left), D.O. (bottom middle) and Chung Ha (left).

Top 5 K-pop Songs with Latin Influence

Samantha Acevedo, Pop Editor May 12, 2022

Korean Pop, otherwise known as K-Pop, has long been a trending industry since the mid to late 2000’s due to its outrageous and experimental concepts dabbling in different world genres. Many of these...

Mas Cafecitos coffee shop as seen on Valley Boulevard on Jan. 27, 2021.

Mas Amor from Mas Cafecito

Samantha Acevedo, SOMOS Editor March 24, 2022

Located on Valley Boulevard in La Puente, California, this coffee shop will remind you of your local panaderia that sells a variety of coffees, pastries, and even croissant sandwiches. This little trailer...

Queta Carillo Cansino gets ready for Folklorico dance practice.

The Hidden Beauty In Our Culture

Gabby Flores, News Editor November 5, 2021

The music blasted as the people began to cheer as the group of dancers dressed in beautiful colorful dresses walked in as the crowd’s cheers died down. Silence. Then just as they walked in, the...

One example of the community ofrendas to honor loved ones that can be found in building 9E.

Community Ofrendas Honor Loved Ones

Natasha Castanedo, Culture Editor October 12, 2021

Mt. SAC's Bridge and El Centro programs are offering the community altar building opportunities until the end of the month in building 9E on the second floor. The community altar is being held in correlation...

Graphic by Isaac Le/ SAC.Media

Growing Up With Spanish Speaking Parents

Vanessa Feliciano, Somos Editor June 8, 2021

You do the paperwork, make the phone calls, checkout at the grocery store—all just to make life a little simpler. Growing up with parents who don’t speak English very well can be hard for a child....

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Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Hispanic

Vanessa Feliciano, Campus Features Editor May 31, 2021

Hispanics are often stereotyped to look a certain way according to society, and if not they don’t adhere to the stereotypes, they are not seen as Hispanic. This happens a lot with celebrities. Some have...

Graphic by Vanessa Feliciano/SAC.Media.

Things You’ll Never Forget Growing Up Hispanic

Vanessa Feliciano, Campus Features Editor May 27, 2021

In every culture there are customs that are shared among people in completely different households, and Hispanics are no different. If you grew up in a Hispanic household then you can probably relate to...

Graphic by Monica Inouye/SAC.Media.

8 Tasty Comfort Foods from Across Latin America

Vanessa Feliciano, Campus Features Editor May 19, 2021

Throughout Latin America, food is a big part of each country's culture. It can unlock a memory from a good time in a person’s life or even help create new memories. Every country in Latin America has...

American labor activist and co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America (UFW) Dolores Huerta speaks on stage during a UFW rally, California, 1975 or 1976. She wears a poncho with the UFW logo. (Photo by Cathy Murphy/Getty Images)

Latinas Who Made a Difference: Dolores Huerta

Vanessa Feliciano, Campus Features Editor May 13, 2021

Her voice is small, but her “Sí, se puede” was heard around the nation; her relentlessness and courage changed the lives of thousands. Yet, her story is often overshadowed by the work of her partner—Cesar...

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Hispanics are Hesitant to Get the Vaccine

Vanessa Feliciano, Somos Editor May 7, 2021

During these unimaginable times many people have faced hardships, and that is no different in the Hispanic community. Even though Hispanics have been one of the hardest-hit communities during the pandemic,...

8 Latinx TV Shows and Movies Streaming on Netflix

8 Latinx TV Shows and Movies Streaming on Netflix

Vanessa Feliciano, Campus Features Editor April 29, 2021

In a world where we are constantly having media constantly thrown at us, the issue isn’t not having enough options, but having too many. Picking between a rom-com or a sitcom can set the whole mood of...

Photo by State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory

The Farm Workers Movement: Stories from Delano

Vanessa Feliciano, Campus Features Editor April 7, 2021

You’re a farm worker; you're working grape vines this season.The weather man said on the TV that it's going to be 99 degrees Fahrenheit today, but it feels so much hotter in the field. You carry a basket,...

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