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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 5, 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...

MONARCHS: Criselda Mele ’20, Diana Castellanos ’20, Lupe Lucero ’20 and Osi Holt ’20 partake in the Day of the Dead festivities.
Printed with permission of Diana Castellanos

LAHSO celebrates Day of the Dead

Jane Hamilton November 16, 2019

Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) members participated in festivities as part of the group's annual event to celebrate Día de Los Muertos on Nov. 2 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Día...

LAHSO member Josue Martin 20 hands a tamale to Isabel Lawrence 21 on the quad during the fundraiser. Credit: Hannah Han/Chronicle

LAHSO holds fundraiser, culminating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Ethan Lachman October 23, 2019

Marking their first fundraiser since 2017, the Latin American-Hispanic Social Student Organization (LAHSO) sold food on the quad Oct. 15 to raise money for future projects. The sale ran from third period...

Celebrating culture: LAHSO hosts inaugural Hispanic-Latinx festival

Luke Schneider May 30, 2019

The Latin-American Hispanic Student Organization hosted the first annual Hispanic-Latinx festival May 23 outside Seaver Academic Center. 15 students sang, danced and recited poetry at the festival, which...

Members of LAHSO sit on the stairs during their first independent sleepover.  Credit: Marina Nascimento/ Chronicle

LAHSO hosts first independent sleepover

Austin Lee May 1, 2019

Students in the Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization held their second annual sleepover at the school to get to know each other better and to discuss issues present in the Latino community...

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