Janea Melido

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Many people will be able to reconnect with family members from pre-pandemic times this holiday season. Every big family gathering brings opportunity for controversial conversations, and this year, COVID-19 is under the spotlight.

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Combating COVID-19 conflict over the holidays 

With vaccines and rapid COVID-19 tests widely available, many people will be able to reconnect with family members from pre-pandemic times this holiday season.  But with every big family gathering, you run the risk of controversial conversations, and this year, COVID-19 is under the spotlight.

Poet and author Ariana Brown performed poetry through Zoom on Friday, October 1st.Photo via arianathepoet on Twitter.

Meet Ariana Brown: Latinx Heritage Month Keynote Speaker

In honor of Latinx Heritage month, University of Portland’s Diversity Inclusion Program and Latinx Student Union invited Ariana Brown to perform poetry inspired by her Afro-Latin experiences through Zoom on Friday, Oct. 1. 

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