Lunch and Learn- Forbidden Culture

Rebecca Munday, Staff Writer “You could be fined for dancing to any of these genres until the recording industry came along,” said Dr. Pedro Rivera, an Associate Professor at Savannah State in his talk on Afro-Latino history that focused on African culture’s influence on modern Latin American music. Earlier in his talk, Rivera said, “Under enslavement,... Continue Reading →

Immigration Session 101

Attorney Jorge Gavilanes refutes immigration misconceptions   Jason Chapman, Staff Writer The NAACP at GSU had Attorney Jorge Gavilanes come speak to students about the current policy and climate of immigration law. Introducing the attorney was the NAACP President Ricky Perkins, “Jorge Gavilanes is a partner with Kuck Baxter Immigration LLC. Jorge is a graduate... Continue Reading →

Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month Preview

Javanna Rogers, Staff Writer This month the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) celebrates Hispanic and Latinx Heritage month.   Stephanie Molina, coordinator of OMA for this campus, states “As a nationally recognized month, Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes and celebrates the history of Hispanic Americans in the U.S., our culture, and the contribution of American citizens whose... Continue Reading →

OMA Begins Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month Celebrations

Javanna Rogers, Staff Writer “Coming from African descent, it's nice to know different cultures,” expressed freshman Marquavious Hardwick about the Independence Day Celebration hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA). Hispanic and Latinx Heritage month has begun and OMA started it with the Independence Day Celebration at the Student Union on Sept. 12.  Hardwick went... Continue Reading →

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