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Why representation in the media matters

Natalia Garcia, Reporter October 5, 2023

Let’s play a word association game. I say a word, and you think about what you associate with it. Easy! First word: Colombia. What did you think of? Was it maybe an illicit substance? Or did a...

Sisters Allyson and Leyal play with bubbles during the Latino Festival on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Matthew Mueller | Staff

Lexington’s Latin community unites at downtown festival

Courtney Suber, Staff Reporter September 27, 2023

The Lexington community gathered for Festival Latino de Lexington, a celebration of Latin culture on Friday, Sept. 22 and Saturday, Sept. 23.  Presented by the Foundation for Latin American and...

UK celebrates Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month

UK celebrates Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month

Courtney Suber, Reporter October 26, 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month at the University of Kentucky kicked off on its nationally recognized date, Sept.15. Sponsored by the Martin Luther King Center, the month included several festivities to celebrate...

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