Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Jade Lopez

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Jade Lopez - Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Person of Color Column: Language does not define my identity

December 4, 2019

When someone hears my last name, they often tell me something along the lines of “I didn’t know you were Hispanic.”  Growing up in a predominantly white area in Thurmont, Maryland, this statement...

Jade Lopez - Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Person of Color Column: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month away from home

October 9, 2019

When Sept. 15 arrived, the first day of National Hispanic Heritage Month, I was eager to go to the Dining Center to see the foods they’d be serving that day. However, my heart broke when I opened up...

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