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Shakira released her most recent album, “Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran,” on March 22, this being her twelfth album released, the most recent being from 2017.

Women take control of their sorrow with Shakira

By Sammie Macaranas, Staff Writer March 27, 2024
On March 22, Latin pop sensation Shakira released her twelfth studio album, “Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran'' ( translated as “Women No Longer Cry”).  The singer has made a comeback with this album after the release of her eleventh studio album, “El Dorado,'' in 2017. Shakira has stayed in the public eye since with the release of two collaborations, including Anuel AA’s “Me Gusta” and The Black Eyed Peas’ “Girl Like Me” in 2020. That same year, Shakira captivated audiences with her performance at the Super Bowl LIV halftime show with Jennifer Lopez. In 2022, the artist went through a public divorce from Spanish soccer player Gerard Piqué and a tax evasion scandal. 
Camilo Malagon, assistant professor in the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, worked on a dossier which focuses on recent cultural developments in Colombia.

Q&A: Dossier explores Colombian literature and film

By Jadyn Davis, Staff Writer November 16, 2022
To highlight Colombian literature and film, Camilo Malagon, assistant professor in the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, has published a dossier.
Triple Frontier fights to make characters and relationships seem relatable and genuine, yet falls short of that goal. The movie feels shallow and scattered, leaving it disappointingly far from achieving its true potential.

Review: “Triple Frontier” lacks ingenuity and sincerity

By Arleigh Rodgers March 24, 2019

“Triple Frontier” is shaped by three things — a cataclysmic heist feat, bitter ex-soldiers and the blurry setting in which director J.C. Chandor has placed these events. Chandor banks on an explosive...

Freshman Paloma De Monte runs cross-country for Ithaca College and is from Canada.

International freshmen student athletes adjust to South Hill

By Jack Murray, Assistant Sports Editor September 19, 2018
While most Ithaca College athletes hail from the United States, there's always a few who come from another country. Three freshman share their journey
Refugee crisis in Latin America is getting worse

Refugee crisis in Latin America is getting worse

By Isabella Grullón Paz March 6, 2018
Latin America’s response — turning a blind eye —  is further empowering Maduro’s regime.
Separation of Church and State

Separation of Church and State

By Isabella Grullón Paz January 25, 2018
What is actually at stake is whether or not the people of Colombia will break the traditional model of conservatism imposed by the country’s massive cultural ties to religion.
Remembering El Che

Remembering El Che

By Isabella Grullón Paz October 11, 2017
Oct. 9 marked 50 years since Ernesto “Che” Guevara was shot and killed in a CIA operation in Bolivia.
Help the Venezuelan people, not your ego

Help the Venezuelan people, not your ego

By Isabella Grullón Paz May 3, 2017

While most of the world turns its back on Latin American politics and focuses on the Middle East, the beginning of a dictatorship and civil war brews in Venezuela.   Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro...

American baseball to be a new force in World Baseball Classic

By Nick Fustor, Columnist March 21, 2017
It's important for baseball to staying ahead of other sports in terms of a global game during a Trump Presidency.
Flipside: Isabella Grullon compares U.S. prices to Colombias

Flipside: Isabella Grullon compares U.S. prices to Colombia’s

By Luke Harbur, Multimedia Editor October 3, 2016
“Flipside” asks Ithaca College international students to share what is more expensive and what is cheaper to buy in their native countries.
Patricia Rodriguez, assistant professor and Latin American studies coordinator in the Department of History, writes that DACA students are law-abiding citizens who deserve to stay in the U.S.

Politics professor engages students in local social justice issues

By Sabrina Knight, Staff Writer November 11, 2014
Patricia Rodriguez, associate professor of politics, said she developed a passion for activism and speaking out against issues because of oppression.
The Ithaca community celebrated Latino/a Heritage Month with a kick-off party at 6 p.m. on Sept. 15 at the Lot 10 Bar and Lounge on the Commons.

Student documentary kicks off Latino/a Heritage Month

By Taylor Zambrano, Assistant News Editor September 17, 2014
In honor of National Latino/a Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Ithaca College premiered an alumna-produced documentary titled “Fighting for Truth, Justice and Reparations” Sept. 15 at the First Unitarian Society of Ithaca’s Annex.
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