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Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off with celebration of Latinx culture

First-year Mia Moore poses in face paint and traditional dress at the kickoff to Hispanic Heritage Month.

By Jade Chang, For The Pitt News

September 15, 2019

On the William Pitt Union lawn, two girls with bottles of red, green, yellow, white and black face paint carefully brushed a Mexican flag onto a male Pitt student’s cheek as they tried to keep from laughing. Others bobbed their heads to Spanish pop music playing on the speakers.

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