Ethnic clubs could benefit from Western’s support
Latinx Heritage Month, a celebration of Latino and Hispanic culture and contributions, ended on Oct. 15. But, year round, does Western Washington University support the groups dedicated to the 1,596 students who identify as Latinx/o/Hispanic? And what is the importance of multicultural student organizations on campus?
Western’s Latinx Student Union welcomes students from all Latin American backgrounds. It represents a sanctuary for Latinx and Black, Indigenous and people of color students who want to find a community with whom they can share their culture, relate to one another or attend educational meetings, said Jorge Campos and Miguel Gonzales, co-chairs of the union...