By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/17/2013 - 16:11 | 0 Comments
As we await one of the most highly anticipated rulings by the Supreme Court, we began to take a further look into affirmative action and where the nation stands with it.
The Huffington Post reported this morning that the Supreme Court...
By Amaris Castillo | 06/14/2013 - 09:18 | 0 Comments
Once again, Sebastien De La Cruz sang the national anthem on Thursday night – the same song that brought him a flood of racist sentiments on social media earlier this week. Introduced by San Antonio’s mayor Julian...
By Amaris Castillo | 06/13/2013 - 16:50 | 0 Comments
Sebastien De La Cruz has spoken out about the flood of racist comments made about him during his recent national anthem performance. As the 11-year-old Mexican American mariachi singer belted out the patriotic song before Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Heart and the Spurs, some Twitter users began to...
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/11/2013 - 16:55 | 0 Comments
East Hampton High is a school with a small community of about 900 students. In an area where many who are economically comfortable have lived, a new population is on the rise -- the poorer Latino. This economic divide has had a serious affect on the students.
According to the...
By Amaris Castillo | 06/04/2013 - 15:26 | 0 Comments
The abortion debate was shaken to its core this week after a Salvadoran woman’s pregnancy found itself at the center of great controversy. The ill 22-year-old (known only as Beatriz to protect her...
By Sugey Palomares | 05/15/2013 - 10:22 | 0 Comments
The movement for same-sex marriage in the U.S. took a promising turn after President Obama’s endorsement earlier this year (the first sitting President to do so), but petitions have also flooded in by state opponents who prefer for the institution of marriage to only include heterosexual unions.
Despite their protests, gay rights...
By Sugey Palomares | 05/10/2013 - 10:35 | 0 Comments
Latinos are enrolling into college more than ever. According to a Pew Research Center analysis, a record seven out of ten (or 69%) of Latino high school graduates enrolled into college during fall 2012. In contrast, the results are 2...
By Amaris Castillo | 05/10/2013 - 09:09 | 0 Comments
Yes, Zoë Saldaña is Latina. But that doesn’t mean her ethnicity inspires her for every role she tackles.
During a recent press conference to promote her new film Star Trek: Into Darkness, our...
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