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The Best Colleges For Latinos
By Sugey Palomares | 03/12/2012 - 14:29

A new report titled “Finding The Workforce: The Top 25 Institutions Graduating Latinos,” highlights the best colleges for Latinos in the U.S. The study comes in light of new pew study results that emphasize the growing Latino population and an increase in the amount of high school students who are entering the world of higher education.


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What Super Tuesday Means for Latino Voters
What Super Tuesday Means for Latino Voters
By Viviana Hurtado | 03/09/2012 - 09:41

Mitt Romney won six nominating contests on “Super Tuesday,” called this because on this day, ten states hold their primaries or caucuses on the march toward a party naming a Presidential candidate.


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Election 2012: Rick Santorum’s Record and Your Vote
By Viviana Hurtado | 03/01/2012 - 12:22

Despite losing Arizona by a lot and Michigan by a hair, Rick Santorum’s standing has surged in the Republican nominating contests, going from being stuck in the single digits to giving frontrunner Mitt Romney a run for his millions.  But with this popularity comes a harsh spotlight on his sixteen year record in Washington as a Congressman, then Senator representing his home state of Pennsylvania.

Are Politicians Afraid to Speak Spanish?


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Jorge Ramos & Joe Arpaio
Jorge Ramos vs. Sheriff Arpaio: Who’s Wrong & Who’s Right?
By Sally Mercedes | 02/28/2012 - 17:04

Al Punto con Jorge Ramos got heated when Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio was on to discuss his investigation into President Barack Obama's birth certificate. When Ramos told Arpaio that he is the "face of racism and discrimation" to many Latinos, Arpaio completely disagreed. In his own version of the good ol' "but my best friend is black!" trope, Arpaio listed a few states and continents he's lived in where a lot of Latinos might be found and insisted that Latinos love him.


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Power at the Polls
Latino Power at the Polls!
By Soledad O'Brien | 02/27/2012 - 16:42

Everyone is talking about the impact that Latinos can have on this year’s election—let’s not prove them wrong by staying home in November.

Julian and Joaquin Castro get a lot of attention for being identical twins, but also for being young,  Texan political players with dual Democratic agendas—double the trouble for anyone challenging the ascendance of Latinos onto the  national political stage.


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Are Latinos Making the Grade in Higher Ed?
Are Latinos Making the Grade in Higher Ed?
By Sally Mercedes | 02/24/2012 - 11:00

There are new stats out on Latinos in higher education and ... well ... do you want the good news or the bad news?

Let's start with the good news: There are now more Latinos earning their bachelor's degrees. In 2001, 11.1% of adult Latinos had a degree and that number grew to 14.1% in 2011. That's a good jump for 10 years, so it's certainly something to be proud of.


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Pew Reports
Study Shows Latino Youth Population Is Growing At a Higher Rate Than Non-Latinos
By Sugey Palomares | 02/23/2012 - 14:41

Results from the 2010 U.S. Census previously noted that Latinos make up for 16% of the population, but new information highlights exactly why those numbers have increased at such a high rate.


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Election 2012: El Record de Mitt Romney
Election 2012: Based on His Record, Will You Vote for Mitt Romney?
By Viviana Hurtado | 02/23/2012 - 10:12

Mitt Romney’s main campaign message is “Restore America,” specifically by growing the U.S. economy and creating jobs.  He argues that he is the leader who can accomplish this goal because of his experience as a political and business leader.  So how did this Republican presidential nominee hopeful do when he ran a state, an Olympics, and a company?  Based on his record, could he be a better President than Barack Obama?


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Time Magazine Says: Latinos Will Pick the Next President
Time Magazine Says: Latinos Will Pick the Next President
By Sugey Palomares | 02/23/2012 - 09:38

Two powerful words adorn the latest Time Magazine cover related to Election 2012 - “Yo Decido” (“I Decide”). The cover story’s symbolic headline, accompanied by a montage of Latino headshots, reveals the importance of the Latino vote. The piece written by Michael Scherer especially zooms in on Arizona’s primary elections taking place Feb.


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Racist Teens
WATCH: Racist Cuban Teen Forced To Leave School And Apologize For Hateful YouTube Video
By Sugey Palomares | 02/22/2012 - 15:47

Two racist teens, including a half-Cuban student, are suffering the backlash of producing a xenophobic video about African Americans. The girls have been asked to leave Gainesville High School in Florida and apologize to their community and fellow peers. In the video that lasts about 15 minutes, the girls make hurtful comments like, "You can understand what we are saying, our accents, we use actual words. Black people do not."


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