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Celebrating 25-Years of Latinx Tradition at Northeastern


The celebration of Northeastern’s Latinx Pupil Cultural Middle reminded William Rodriguez of progress made and desires fulfilled—together with his personal.

Rodriguez, a double-Husky graduate, arrived at Northeastern in 1982 as a grasp’s pupil within the Faculty of Prison Justice. On Tuesday evening, he gave the keynote handle marking the twenty fifth anniversary of the cultural middle that he helped construct.

“The middle means lots to me,” Rodriguez stated in an interview earlier than his speech. “As a result of it is a part of an evolution—a motion—that we began even earlier than the middle was created.”

A objective of the Latinx Pupil Cultural Middle was to develop into a house away from dwelling for college students from quite a lot of backgrounds, Rodriguez stated.

“We name it the small home, which implies ‘the little dwelling’ in Spanish,” stated Jasmine Velazco, a fourth-year journalism pupil from the San Francisco Bay Space. “It is actually the place I really feel most snug.

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