As the Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies department considers renaming itself Chicanx/Latinx Studies, the department hosted an open forum with the Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity (CCSRE) to discuss the merits of the “x” in the term “Latinx.”
As I get ready to leave Stanford, I’ve reflected on the communities and people who have been a part of my Stanford experience, as well as the communities and people whom I wish I could have shared a deeper connection with. When I think about the Hispanic and Latino community, a community I’ve always strongly…
After 27 years of showing “Zoot Suit,” Casa Zapata has changed its annual play programming this year to “Watsonville: Some Place Not Here” by Stanford artist-in-residence Cherríe Moraga.
For all its achievements in innovation, Silicon Valley hasn’t made much progress on inclusion. Only 6.8 percent of technical employees in Silicon Valley are from underrepresented minority groups in a county that is almost 30 percent black or Latino.
KZSU, Stanford’s student-run radio station, will debut a radio program this fall that is dedicated to addressing the activities of and issues facing the Hispanic and Latino communities in the Bay Area.
Cecilia Preciado Burciaga, an advocate, mentor and friend to generations of Chicano and Latino students at Stanford, passed away at age 67 last week at Stanford Hospital, having battled lung cancer since August.
Today, Melean is just one member of Stanford’s diverse Latino community, which blends a social atmosphere with activism on campus to create a forum where members can explore their shared history, argue for political points important to them and build connections to other groups at the University.