Being Latinx at a Predominately White Institution

The whole point of this blog was to talk about my experiences at a PWI and as you've seen, they've been mostly positive, but I wanted to see what someone else's experiences have been like. I reached out to Adrian Cruz who is a first-generation Latino student. (If you can't remember, I described myself as a… Continue reading Being Latinx at a Predominately White Institution

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Getting Involved at UF, part 3

In case you’re reading my blog for the first time, here are the links to the first and second parts of this blog series! The main focus for this blog is being a Latina gator but in the big idea is being a minority at a PWI, predominantly-white institution. I've reached out to some friends and asked what student organizations… Continue reading Getting Involved at UF, part 3

Latino, Hispanic, and Nationality: A Breakdown

According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, Latino is defined as "a person of Latin American origin." In the Spanish language, words are gendered feminine (ends with -a) or masculine (ends with -o) so Latino means a male of Latin American origin meanwhile Latina means a female of Latin American origin. Latinx is the gender-inclusive word used to address the entire Latin American… Continue reading Latino, Hispanic, and Nationality: A Breakdown