By Amaris Castillo | 06/28/2013 - 11:39 | 0 Comments
An abuelita is now a graduate! According to MSN Now, 100-year-old Manuela Hernandez has finally graduated from elementary school.
Hernandez, who hails from Mexico’s Oaxaca state, had to drop out of school after...
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 14:24 | 0 Comments
It's a good day in the world of education, at least in one part of the country. More Latino high school students in New York City are graduating at a higher rate than ever before, although sadly, the number of English Language Learner graduates still lags.
By Amaris Castillo | 05/28/2013 - 12:23 | 0 Comments
Junot Díaz received an honorary doctorate from Brown University on Sunday. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the acclaimed writer received one of six honorary doctorate degrees from the Ivy League institution in...
By Sugey Palomares | 05/28/2013 - 10:31 | 0 Comments
Eva Longoria is on top of the world!
Besides the 37-year-old actress receiving her Master's degree in Chicano Studies from California State University on Friday, she also managed to get a congratulatory shout-out from former president ...
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 05/22/2013 - 14:57 | 0 Comments
With so many celebrity magazines in the world and so many entertainment shows, there’s not much we don’t know about our favorite celebrities. But one thing most people don’t know is where their favorite celebs went to la universidad! Find out where your favorite Latino celebs went to college.
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 Kamren Curiel | 02/14/2013 - 11:52 | 0 Comments
Tucson, Arizona has been at the center of many book debates. In 2010, the Tucson Unified School District banned books taught in the high school's Mexican American Studies classes, which sparked a...
By Kamren Curiel | 01/24/2013 - 11:39 | 0 Comments
Last week, the office of California Gov. Jerry Brown released a section of the state's budget report, revealing that by July, California’s Latino population will make up about 39%, which is the same as the state’s non-Hispanic white population. By the end of December, Latinos will outnumber non-...
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