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Cárdenas speaks to attendees of the screening following the movies end. The Q&A lasted 45 minutes.

Clubs host screening and panel for new “Black Panther” movie

William Liu December 14, 2022

Black Leadership Awareness and Culture Club (BLACC) and Latinx and Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) co-hosted a screening of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” at Regal Sherman Oaks on Dec. 4. "Black...

DAY OF THE BREAD: LAHSO celebrates Día De Los Muertos with a decorated booth and treats available to students and faculty.

LAHSO celebrates Day of the Dead

Nathan Wang November 6, 2022

The Latinx and Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) and the Latin American Studies course constructed an altar on the Quad to celebrate Día de los Muertos on Nov. 1. They also organized activities ...

LAHSO Leaders Omar Rivera 24, Simone Herman 23, Sophia Rascoff 23 and Fernanda Herrera 23 stand at their booth on the quad.

LAHSO hosts fundraiser for Puerto Rico

Hannah Shahidi October 7, 2022

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) hosted a fundraiser to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Fiona on the Quad Oct. 3. Proceeds earned from LAHSO's fundraiser will be donated...

Students and faculty participate in Payaso del Rodeo, a Latin line-dance.

LAHSO celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Sasha Aghnatios September 6, 2022

The Latin American Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) hosted a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month in the Chalmers lounge Sep. 2. During the event, LAHSO Faculty Advisory and Upper School Dean...

Asian Students in Action (ASiA) members hand attendees cultural foods and baked goods.

SLIDE organizes Multicultural Fair

Davis Marks May 10, 2022

Members of Student Leaders for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (SLIDE) hosted Multicultural Fair on the Quad during Community Flex Time on Thursday. Students had the opportunity to learn, try food and...

Photo Illustrations by Alexa Druyanoff of representations of culture groups on campus.

Appreciation or Appropriation

Allegra Drago and Georgia Goldberg March 24, 2022

As Savannah Shaub ’23, who identifies as white, examined this year’s new clubs list, she  said she noticed few spaces for students to discuss Chinese culture at the Upper School. Seeing this as an...

SLIDE organizes town halls for student input on DEI

SLIDE organizes town halls for student input on DEI

Kriste An and Chloe Park March 8, 2022

Student Leaders for Inclusion, Equity and Diversity (SLIDE) organized town halls for students to reflect on the school's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) work Feb. 28 through March 4. Empower,...

At LAHSOs Day of the Dead celebration, students converse with each other while making paper flowers and listening to music.

LAHSO honors Day of the Dead

Natasha Speiss November 4, 2021

The Latin American Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) celebrated the Day of the Dead with a paper flower workshop to honor deceased loved ones and a presentation on the history of the holiday Nov. 4....

Not Your Costume

Not Your Costume

Fallon Dern October 17, 2021

Indian American student Anika Kumar ’23 said she never understood why some students choose to wear other cultures’ garments as Halloween costumes. Kumar said, given the  variety of options to choose...

LAHSO hosts annual festival online

James Hess May 14, 2021

The Latin American Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) hosted its third annual festival virtually May 7. Open to the entire school community, the event is usually held outdoors and includes song,...

LAHSO holds banquet to discuss diversity

Ethan Lachman March 6, 2020

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization held its third Unity Banquet to start conversations about diversity on campus Feb. 24 in Feldman Horn Art Gallery. LAHSO worked with other affinity...

LAHSO members discuss cultural identity during annual sleepover

Hannah Han November 27, 2019

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) hosted its first fall sleepover from Nov. 22 to 23, during which upper school students discussed their experiences as people of color on campus...

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