Culture


Victor Salas, a 35-year-old Peruvian who works in Brentwood, knows Latinos in the town who may be deported and says many people are afraid. "It's comfortable here [Brentwood] because you can get your food, your types of clothes, anything like you need from your country. So it doesn't make you feel...away, too much," he said.

Fear of deportation for Latinos in Brentwood

By Giovanni Ortiz and Taylor Ha It’s quiet in Laundry Castle. Quiet, minus the roar bellowing from the two rows of silver washing machines on either side of the laundromat. Bland, minus the prominent Spanish…


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Café Con LASO Promotes Latino Culture at Stony Brook

By: Craig Petraglia & Michael DeSantis As Joel Polanco, a Hispanic Stony Brook University student, finished his musical performance at Café Con LASO, about 150 students in a packed ballroom at Stony Brook’s Center for…