Happy Thanksgiving from NewPrensa

This week’s edition covers stories from November 17th to November 23rd, 2022. Today’s issue is 1000 words, a 7.7–minute read. In today’s edition: Isabella and Helene talk Thanksgiving, Hmong New Year, Latin Grammys, Roots Cafe in St. Paul, and Evie Carshare.  Continue reading to find out more… Happy Thanksgiving folks! Isabella here. ‘Tis the time where families and friends reunite over a warm, […]

Trump announces 2024 presidency campaign?

This week’s edition covers stories from November 10th to November 16th, 2022. Today’s issue is 1000 words, a 7.7–minute read. In today’s edition Isabella and Helene talk Trump’s 2024 presidential campaign, Paris 2024 Olympic mascots, Steve Jobs auctioned Birkenstocks, Leonard Peltier AIM ‘Walk to Justice’ from MN to DC, and Pakistan bans ‘Joyland’. Continue reading to find out more.. Good Morning NewPrensa […]

Minnesota Votes!

This week’s edition covers stories from November 3rd to November 9th, 2022. Today’s issue is 859 words, a 6.5–minute read. In today’s edition: Isabella and Helene talk the Minnesota Election, Brittney Griner, local eats, and Black Garnet Books!  Continue reading to find out more… Hello hello, everyone! Helene here! We hope you’re doing well and got a chance to vote this past […]

First-Ever “Dia de los Muertos” Altar at the MN State Capitol

This week’s edition covers stories from October27th to November 2nd, 2022. Today’s issue is 900 words, a 6.9–minute read. Isabella and Helene talk about the “Dia de los Muertos” altar at MN state capitol, Elon Musk’s Twitter ownership, Election Day, Brazil’s election, and the “Avatar” movie sequel, and more! Happy Thursday, Isabella here! I’m excited to share with you some big news I wrote […]

Minnesota State Capitol Exhibits First-Ever “Dia de los Muertos” Altar

"Dia de los Muertos" altar at the Minnesota state capitol created by Monica Vega and Flor Soto on Nov. 1, 2022 | Isabella Silva-Biotti for NewPrensa

By Isabella Silva-Biotti Marigolds are a tangerine color with a hint of gold. Its musky perfume is like no other. They bloom in the summer and the fall, and its Mexican species, Tagetes erecta, grow 4 feet tall. The large flaming orange flowers brighten the rooms of weddings in India, as they light the way […]

St. Paul’s Penumbra Theater Seeks Racial Healing

This week’s edition covers stories from October 20th to October 26th, 2022. Today’s issue is 711 words, a 5.5-minute read. Isabella and Helene talk about Owamni, Ondara, the Penumbra Theater, the harvest season, Indian food, and Ye. Good morning.Helene here. NPR recently released a story about Sean Sherman, otherwise known as the “Sioux Chef”. He’s the co-founder of Owamni, which you may remember because it […]

UoM Regent suggests Morris campus is “too diverse”

This week’s edition covers stories from October13th to October 19th, 2022. Today’s issue is 768 words, a 6-minute read. Read more on Isabella’s take on University of Minnesota Regent Steve Siggum’s suggestion of Morris campus being perhaps”too diverse”, and Helene’s take on Anna May Wong becoming the first Asian-American on U.S.currency.  Good morning everyone!  Isabella here. I don’t know if Minnesota got the […]

The “New” NewPrensa

This week’s edition covers stories from October6th to October 12th, 2022. Today’s issue is 881 words, a 6.8-minute read. This edition covers changes to NewPrensa, Indigenous People’s Day, Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, Cine Latino, and Local Restaurants you should try. Good Morning Helene here. You may be noticing that today’s edition looks a bit different in your inbox than usual. NewPrensa writers Isabella […]

City calls for community input to decide Lake St. Kmart’s future

This week’s edition covers stories from September 30th to October 5th, 2022. Today’s issue is 850 words, an 4.3-minute read. This week’s stories cover Minneapolis’ call for community input to decide Lake St. Kmart’s future, October 1st is Bad Bunny Day in L.A., and Netflix’s Entergalactic brings a New Yorker Love story inspired by Kid Cudi’s music Local News: If you […]

Minnesota Opens Early In-Person Voting

This week’s edition covers stories from September 22nd to September 28th, 2022. Today’s issue is  1,117 words, an 8.6-minute read. This week covers Minnesota opening early in-person voting with the upcoming Election Day, Fireweed Woodshop re-opens after 2020 closure, and the Puerto Ricans in Minnesota Committee organized local relief efforts to help Puerto Rico after Hurricane Fiona. In BIPOC news, Cuba has […]