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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

In defense of the term Latinx

In defense of the term Latinx

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Columnist September 26, 2021

This Latin Heritage Month, I have had more discussions than ever about how we should be referring to those from Latin American countries, considering the community can be defined using several terms.   For...

Student panelists discuss ‘What is Latinx?’ Thursday in the Charleston/Mattoon room of the Martin Luther King Jr. Union. Latinx is a gender-neutral term for Latino or Latina.

Student panel shares experiences growing up Latinx

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter October 4, 2018

A panel consisting of seven Latinx students was held to discuss experiences growing up as Latinxs Thursday night. The Latin American Student Organization, the Latin American Studies, the Department of...

Jackie Renteria, a junior pre-nursing major, gets her lunch after waiting in a line of over twenty people for food from Vita’s Mexican Food Truck, which is a part of Latino Heritage Month. Renteria said she enjoyed having the food truck on campus. “I think it’s cool that a lot of people on campus get to experience authentic Mexican food,” said Renteria. The next Latino Heritage Month event will be the “What is Latinx?” student discussion panel that will take place Thursday in the Charleston-Mattoon Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Student panel to discuss ‘What is Latinx?’

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter October 3, 2018

A student discussion panel called “What is Latinx?” will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Charleston-Mattoon Room at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The Latin American Student Organization,...

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