Embracing Hispanic Heritage ‘Para la Raza’

Concluding Gordon’s festivities surrounding Hispanic Heritage Month, members and leaders of the club La Raza share reflections on their heritage.

Proud to be Boricua: Brianna Rivera ’22

Brianna Rivera ’22 holds her Puerto Rican roots closely. To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, she shared some of her favorite traditions and cultural reflections.

Yicaury Melo ’09 Named Director of Multicultural Initiatives and the Clarendon Scholars Program

Melo’s appointment to director marks the first time in the Clarendon Scholars program’s 18-year history that it will be run by an alum.

How a 20th-Century African American Composer is Shaping Classical Music Today

Florence Price was told she had no place in classical music as an African American woman. But against the many odds present in her day and field, the musical pioneer created a space for herself.

Staff Spotlight: Klamesha Richards

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A former art teacher from Chicago, Klamesha Richards discovered a knack for serving college students while pursuing her master’s in intercultural studies. Now she’s the Fulton Hall resident director and champion for diversity on campus.