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Esperanza shares culture through paletas

Jordan Boyer | The Daily Eastern News Melissa Martinez, (left), a junior chemistry major and Blanca Aragon, (middle) a senior community health major, serve paletas, or popsicles, to Pamela Padilla, a sophomore Spanish education major, outside Coleman Hal Wednesday afternoon. Martinez and Aragon are both part of the women’s empowerment registered student organization Esperanza. Esperanza raised just under $100 at the end of the sale. The money is going to help them run events in the future.

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

September 27, 2017

Along with popsicles, Esperanza, a registered student organization, brought childhood memories to campus with their Paletas Sale on Wednesday. Esperanza’s president, Blanca Avagon, said the goal of the sale was to bring a little bit of home to Latino students on campus and to inform the campus community...

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Paletas Sale