The Torch

The Highs and the Lows of Latinx Heritage Month at SJU

Arturo Enamorado, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Latinx Heritage Month is a special time for many members of the Latinx community, which lasts from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.   It includes not just Spanish speakers, but all Latin Americans. Its start date is significant because that was when the five republics of Central America declared their independ...

Unpacking LATINX

Unpacking LATINX

Morgan Mullings, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

It might sound weird to say out loud. Latinx (la-teen-ex) is not shorthand for your Latino ex-boyfriend. As many Spanish speakers already know, words that end in “a” in the Spanish language are feminine, while words that end in “o” are masculine. Niña means girl and niño means boy. So Latinos...

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