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‘Chicana/o’ term limits and excludes

‘Chicana/o’ term limits and excludes

Joanna Jacobo

August 27, 2013

Mexican. Mexican-American. American. Chicana? Growing up, I never understood what the terminology meant. My parents defined a Chicana/o as someone who lost their heritage, their true Mexican culture: those who claimed to be better than many undocumented Mexicans attempting to build a better life here, as oppos...

Culture center has ties with CSUN

Aimee Lastrella

September 6, 2010

It is a small treasure to the Sylmar community, but for the Chicano community it serves as a cultural center and a beacon of hope for future generations. Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural and Bookstore, off of Hubbard Street in Sylmar, has been a reference to many students and pro...

Chicana/o studies department targeted by hate crime

Juana Esquivel

August 4, 2010

A racial slur was written on a Chicano studies professor’s door in Jerome Richfield Hall. Chicana/o studies Professor Xocoyotzin Herrera reported the incident to David Rodriguez, Chicano studies department chair, who immediately notified CSUN Police. “The police used the term ‘hate crime’...

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