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If Latinx isn't Right, What Is?

If Latinx isn’t Right, What Is?

Amber Ortiz, Pop Editor February 26, 2021

Over the last couple of years, gender neutral language has become more common in our day-to-day vocabulary. I’m sure you’ve come across the term “Latinx,” pronounced “Latin-Ex.” Latinx is the...

In the Cocina with Somos: Episode 3

Esmeralda Torres, Somos Editor January 15, 2021

Join the SOMOS team back in the cocina for an assortment of three delicious desserts. On the menu this time is a tres leches cake, polvorones and churros. SOMOS has got you covered for all your holiday...

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Issues in the Latinx Community

Esmeralda Torres, Somos Editor November 17, 2020

Gentrification continues to be a problem in the Latinx community. But what exactly is gentrification? Many believe that it is very similar to, or the equivalent of cultural appropriation, when, in fact,...

Illustration by Louisa Guo/SAC.Media.

4 Ways to Celebrate Día de los Muertos

Esmeralda Torres, Somos Editor October 31, 2020

Día de los Muertos is a holiday that dates back to ancient Mesoamerica, with the Aztec, Maya and Toltec. The holiday is a celebration of life and loved ones who have passed. While many think of Día de...

Make Sugar Skulls with SOMOS

Esmeralda Torres, Somos Editor October 27, 2020

Dia de los Muertos is a celebration which honors those who have passed. It is said that for just one day, their souls are allowed to roam the land of the living. In celebration of this day, many families...

Graphic by Esmeralda Torres/ SAC.Media

Your Favorite Spanish Sayings Make No Sense in English

Esmeralda Torres, Somos Editor October 20, 2020

If you’ve grown up in a Spanish speaking household, you know that a ton of phrases in Spanish have the strangest translations in English. We’re going to point out some of the strangest ones that literally...

Your Favorite Latinx Celebs want you to vote

Your Favorite Latinx Celebs want you to vote

Esmeralda Torres, Somos Editor October 13, 2020

As the U.S. nears election day, more and more celebrities are encouraging their fans and followers to use their voices and exercise their right to vote. We at SOMOS compiled some of the biggest Latinx...

In The Cocina With Somos: Episode 2

In The Cocina With Somos: Episode 2

Esmeralda Torres, SOMOS Editor October 9, 2020

Join us back in the cocina with SOMOS for a compilation of five delicious breakfast favorites, from our cocina to yours. On the menu, we have chorizo con huevo, papas con chorizo, chilaquiles, huevos rancheros...

10 Latinx Shows You Should Be Watching

10 Latinx Shows You Should Be Watching

Esmeralda Torres, Somos Editor October 1, 2020

As Hispanic Heritage Month approaches, lets celebrate Latinx representation on screen. Data published by the United States Census Bureau states that as of 2019, the Hispanic population in the U.S is over...

Meet the Latina Owned Beauty Brand

Meet the Latina Owned Beauty Brand

Esmeralda Torres, Somos Editor September 29, 2020

As we continue to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, one of the best ways to celebrate is to support small businesses. Among their ranks is small business owner Isabel Plascencia, 29, owner and founder...

7 Ways You Can Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Virtually

7 Ways You Can Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Virtually

Esmeralda Torres, Somos Editor September 22, 2020

According to the U.S Census Bureau, the Hispanic population of the U.S. is 60.6 million as of July 1, 2019, 18.5% of the nation’s population. What began as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 has turned into...

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10 Ways Your Abuelita Has Shaped you

Esmeralda Torres, Somos Editor September 10, 2020

As National Grandparents day approaches, let’s reflect on how our abuelitas have shaped us, for better or worse. 1). No one cooks better than abuelita No one’s cooking compares to your abuelitas....

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