The term Latinx has been used numerous amounts of time in academic journals, university events and all over social media. People use this word to either identify themselves with a certain community or to put others in a specific group.

World AIDS Day has been recognized on Dec. 1 since 1988. This day is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic, caused by the spread of HIV infection. This day is also a day to mourn those who have died of the disease.

Aleksandra Badaczewska-Dawid, who is the co-author of 13 scientific papers and has 300 citations in peer-reviewed journals, has joined the Potoyan Lab at Iowa State on the Bioscience Innovation Postdoctoral Fellowship.

As co-founders of a tech startup in Ames, Iowa State students Derick David, junior in computer science, and Colby Hawkins, senior in marketing, have created a social ride-sharing platform called Hikre for long distance travels.