Raquel Torres

Bio

Raquel Torres began working at The Pine Log her sophomore year at Stephen F. Austin State University. During her time at The Pine Log, Raquel has served in positions including Contributing Writer, Staff Writer, Social Media Editor, Web and Content Editor.

Home town

College Station, Texas

Jolt held a National Immigrants Day panel on Monday, which featured five international students from SFA campus.

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The Student Government Association Senate has voted unanimously to call a referendum on Oct. 29 and 30 to let students choose whether or not to institute a $5 per semester green fee.

Nacogdoches has become home to a new coffee shop: University Coffee. Wedged between Grease Monkey and Whataburger, University Coffee offers plenty of space to study, fresh brewed coffee and pastries. 

Hispanic Heritage Month begins Sept. 15 and ends Oct. 15.  The purpose of Hispanic Heritage Month is to celebrate the accomplishments of both Hispanic and Latinx cultures. To Hispanic and Latinx people, this month means a lot. It’s a time to reflect on the struggles our Hispanic and Latinx families have been through to get us to where we are now (college) and to celebrate the culture. But, although you celebrate the culture and embrace your ethnicity, people won’t always see it positively.

Resilient Nacogdoches hosted a Global Climate Strike on the corner of West Main and South streets on Friday. There was another silent protest at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Nacogdoches County Courthouse.

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