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Following President Vizcarra’s illegitimate impeachment, Peruvians took their fight for democracy to the streets of their country and the world.

Graphic showing photos of protests in Peru
Graphic showing photos of protests in Peru
Graphic by author.


The NYU Ad Observer plugin enlisted more than 15,000 users to examine the political ads they were shown on Facebook.

Graphic showing political ads of Joe Biden and Donald Trump, the logo of Ad Observer and the logo of Facebook
Graphic showing political ads of Joe Biden and Donald Trump, the logo of Ad Observer and the logo of Facebook
Graphic by author.


The Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences will be renamed after Purdue Pharma pled guilty on federal criminal charges.

Photo of NYU Langone building and sign, photo of hand holding OxyContin and photo of medical researchers.
Photo of NYU Langone building and sign, photo of hand holding OxyContin and photo of medical researchers.
Graphic by author.


Emerging directors created sinister plots with family and race at the front of their productions.

Graphic showing the drawing of a house and the text “Welcome to Blumhouse” in red letters.
Graphic showing the drawing of a house and the text “Welcome to Blumhouse” in red letters.
Graphic by author.

After not finding enough diverse representation in the media, this Drama student launched her own online publication.

Photos via Mi Voce y La Tuya

Although it might be convenient to shop in big-chain stores, it’s time to support rising businesses with a purpose.

Graphic showing a store front that says Latinx-owned business and a man and a woman walking towards it
Graphic showing a store front that says Latinx-owned business and a man and a woman walking towards it
Graphic by author.

After the huge success of the program in its initial stage, thousands of restaurants and patrons will continue to benefit from it.

A diagram of outdoor dining regulations next to a text reading “New York City.”
A diagram of outdoor dining regulations next to a text reading “New York City.”
Graphic by author.


Tired of the dining hall food? These are some tasty alternatives.

Graphic showing a person eating and the text Latin Food
Graphic showing a person eating and the text Latin Food
Graphic by author.

Coppelia


From history to makeup, these creators will become your new favorites.

Graphic showing the Tiktok logo and the words Latinx Tiktok in red and light blue.
Graphic showing the Tiktok logo and the words Latinx Tiktok in red and light blue.
Graphic by Alejandra Arevalo.
  1. Fernanda (@fernandaa__cortes, 152.4K)

Despite the decline of coronavirus cases in LA, authorities fear there might be a post-holiday spike.

Graphic by Eli Yurman

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