It’s Officially Our Favorite Month of the Year
This week’s edition covers stories from May 25th to May31st, 2023. Today’s issue is 787 words, a 6.1–minute read. In today’s edition, Isabella and Helene talk PRIDE month, Minnesota legalizes and decriminalizes Marijuana, and the Making Vinyl Conference. Buongiorno tutti, I don’t know about you but it sure does feel good to (almost) be in Summer. It’s hot, it’s sunny, and all […]
A great day for East Phillips!
This week’s edition covers stories from May 18th to May 24th, 2023. Today’s issue is 733 words, a 5.6–minute read. Today’s edition: Isabella and Helene talk updates to the East Phillips Urban Farm initiative and potential book bans in Texas schools. Good morning, NewPrensa readers! It’s Helene! We’re back with some news I’m SUPER excited about: The East Phillips Neighborhood Institute reached a deal […]
Crisis, Strike, Art, Justice.
This week’s edition covers stories from May 11th to May 17th, 2023. Today’s issue is 1200 words, a 9.2–minute read. In today’s edition: Isabella and Helene talk Sudan’s crisis, WGA strike, Art-A-Whirl, Justice for George two-day event Bon giorno fellow readers, It’s May and full of bouquets! Last weekend I celebrated my graduation from the University of Minnesota, while we also celebrated […]
Should We Reconsider Our Immigration Policies?
This week’s edition covers stories from April 27th to May 3rd, 2023. Today’s issue is 1,076 words, a 8.3–minute read. In today’s edition Isabella and Helene talk migration crises and the Biden administration, Nixta’s Oro, and MN House passing Paid Family Medical Leave bill! Happy May, readers! Spring is starting to come in a little stronger, raising the temperature outside and giving […]
Northeast Minneapolis’ Golden Kernel: Oro
by Isabella Silva-Biotti Tantalizing bites took place at Nixta’s Oro, the ultimate counter service masa kitchen. From the countertops to the staffs’ black and gold aprons, the Mexican golden cuisine follows you everywhere you go. The room carries a light and easygoing energy as the restaurant plays with a variety of yellow and brown tones […]
U of M proposes huge budget cuts 💲
This week’s edition covers stories from April 20th to April 26th, 2023. Today’s issue is 835 words, a 6.5–minute read. Today’s edition: Isabella and Helene talk the U of M’s proposed budget cuts and Summer Reads, an Americorps program. Good morning, NewPrensa readers! Helene here. This week, I’d like to talk about what’s going on with all these budget cuts at the […]
Engaging BIPOC Communities in Critical Conversations
This week’s edition covers stories from April 13th to April 19th, 2023. Today’s issue is 840 words, a 6.5–minute read. Isabella and Helene talk reaching BIPOC communities for bigger conversations through engagement andthe future of Minneapolis’ 3rd Precinct Good morning from NewPrensa! Isabella speaking. The month of April has proven that “Sometimes It Snows in April”, as Prince once sang. Interesting things are happening […]
Minnesota’s urban agriculture love story
This week’s edition covers stories from April 6th to April 12th, 2023. Today’s issue is 510 words, a 4–minute read. Today’s edition: Helene talks about some urban agriculture and community garden initiatives around the Twin Cities! Good morning, NewPrensa readers. Helene here. It’s just me this week, but not to worry. Isabella will be back in no time! Are you enjoying the arrival […]
An Expansive Universe Unfolds in the Nixta Restaurant Bathroom Thanks to Chicano Artist Jimmy Longoria
by Isabella Silva-Biotti and Chris Alvarez Chicano artist Jimmy Longoria doesn’t illustrate Mexican history. He doesn’t seek to romanticize the past. Instead, he has envisioned how to look forward. While honoring the roots of Latinx and Chicano culture may be essential, the artist desires to show the contemporary generations the importance of the successful and promising futures […]
What Should We Do About Gun Violence?
This week’s edition covers stories from March 23rd to March 29th, 2023. Today’s issue is 1000 words, a 7.7–minute read. In today’s edition: Isabella and Helene talk Transgender Rights and Gun Violence, Diversity And AI Generated Models, and East Phillips Urban Garden and Roof Depot Something new I learned this week: the ten stages of genocide. Thanks to a video on TikTok, – […]