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10 Things You Will Find in a Hispanic Household

Vanessa Feliciano, Campus Features Editor April 15, 2021

A Hispanic-American household is definitely not like the stereotypical American household that is seen on the TV. There’s no meatloaf and Pine Sol. It’s replaced with tortas and Fabuloso. Here are...

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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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Editor’s Favorite Hispanic Restaurants

Vanessa Feliciano, Campus Features Editor March 11, 2021

  From morning tamales to late night tacos, food has always been a big part of Hispanic culture. Since the pandemic started in March, small businesses have been struggling to keep afloat, including...

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10 Spanish Words with Different Meanings

Vanessa Feliciano, Campus Features Editor March 5, 2021

Spanish is a love language, but what happens when those words overlap and mean different things? Latin America includes over 30 countries between North America, South America and the Carribean. Each country...

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...

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