On Thursday, April 27, 20 students presented poetry and visual art for the second year of Nuestras Voces. Three participants spoke to The Student about the significance of the event for their identity as bilingual students.
Piero Campos '25
This Hispanic Heritage Month, Piero Campos ’25 highlights five members of Amherst’s Latinx community. They discuss their connections with their cultures and how they explore their heritage at Amherst.
Bad Bunny’s newest album, “Un Verano Sin Ti,” skyrockets up the global charts. Piero Campos ’25 breaks down how the artist embraces his Latinx heritage through evocative lyrics and bachata and merengue inspired beats.
On Wednesday, April 13, 16 students presented poetry, videos, and art for the inaugural “Nuestras Voces” (“Our Voices”) event. In both English and Spanish, students spoke about topics including connection to home, the value of names, and gentrification of neighborhoods.
In memory of the lives of two influential music legends, Piero Campos ʼ25 explores the careers and legacies of The Notorious B.I.G. and Selena. Both artists continue to influence new generations of performers decades after their passing.
Disney's new animated movie "Encanto" has received widespread acclaim. But for many viewers, it resonates on a personal level. Piero Campos '25 discusses Latinx culture and family dynamics within the plot.