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“Need a Break”: Quarantine Edition

Melissa Azofeifa March 25, 2020
We know being in self-isolation is hard. In case you need something to distract you or something to do in between online classes, take a break and check these out!
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Celebrating “30 Years of Latino Excellence at SBU”

Justin Mitselmakher October 21, 2019
On Wednesday, Oct. 9, the Hispanic Heritage Month Planning Committee held the 30th Annual Opening Ceremony Celebration, to welcome Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM). Ballroom A of the Student Activities Center was decorated with tables containing centerpieces of flags of Latin American countries.
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Flags displayed during HispU.S. Army South proudly joins the rest of the nation in honoring Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the rich cultural heritage of our largest linguistic and ethnic minority in a month-long tribute to Hispanic contributions. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Stop homogenizing the Hispanic community

Anna Correa September 30, 2018
Not all Hispanic people come from the same country, nor do we all share the same cultural traditions, but the over-stereotyping and fetishizing of Hispanic people has become a norm in American culture.
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LACS Center brings bracero photography exhibit

Anna Correa September 9, 2018
The Latin American Caribbean Studies’ (LACS) yearly gallery, Braceros, a photographic documentation of Mexican migrant laborers expressed through the lens of the Hermanos Mayo, a photography collective, opened on Sept. 5 at the Social & Behavioral Sciences Building in Rm. 320.
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2016 Stony Brook Womens Basketball Head Shots

Gio Perez: Freshman arrives to SBU with international experience

Joseph Wolkin November 8, 2016
After conquering high school basketball in multiple states, freshman Gio Perez is ready for what lies ahead.
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The SUNY Oswego program offers a semester abroad at the oldest university in Cuba, the Universidad de La Habana. McCLATCHY DC / TNS

New US-Cuba relations opens doors for more travel

Kelly Frevele February 3, 2015
New diplomatic relations with Cuba are going to mean more than fancy cigars and chocolates for United States citizens.
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