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Ringing in the New Year: Self-Reflection

The year is almost over! Therefore, give yourself some time ahead to spend a moment doing personal reflection before the year ends.  Self-reflection is a great way to start the new year. Practicing self-reflection has been practiced for centuries and it’s rooted in the world’s greatest spiritual traditions. But what does self-reflection mean? Self-reflection can be… Read more


6 Latina Olympians to Watch

Although summer may be more than halfway through already, there is still plenty to look forward to with the Rio Olympics just around the corner. As the August games approach, those prestigious spots on the U.S. national team are filling up fast, many of them by Latina athletes. Balancing elite physical training with families, academics,… Read more

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Actress Spotlight: Aubrey Plaza

Ever since the turn of the century, deadpan has been the most popular comedic device in critically acclaimed movies and television shows. (Deadpan is a comedic strategy in which an actor delivers a joke in the most emotionless way. Also known as dry humor or dry wit.) There is one half-Latina actress that is perfecting… Read more

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Latina Activists: Huerta, Sor Juana and Anzaldúa

Learn more about these Latina activists: Dolores Huerta Huerta is a labor leader and civil rights activist who was an early member of the National Farmworkers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers (UFW). Huerta was the daughter of Juan Fernandez, a miner, farmer worker, union activist, and state assemblyman, and Alicia Chavez. Chavez raised… Read more


Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic heritage month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15th,  and it focuses on our history and how Hispanics have helped shape the United states. Former president Gerald ford proclaimed September 10th-16th being national Hispanic heritage week in 1974. It was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the… Read more

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Tips To Become a Better Writer

Writing should be super fancy, long, and sound as if you’re a  academic all-star, right? Wrong! Writing has come a long way since Ernest Hemingway’s times. Writing is a great way of expressing yourself, unrestricted and free, and can be something very fun and entertaining to do. In fact many creative writers, such as Sandra… Read more


Latina Leaders in Business

By Areli Gonzalez & Jasmine Villa In recent years, there has been an influx of Latina women in the workforce. Women have been gaining momentum as successful entrepreneurs in the business field and opening paths for the next generation of future business leaders. If you dream big and work hard, you’ll be part of the… Read more

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Friendship Mistakes

Friendships are often complicated and can end up in sticky situations where people get hurt. There are certain guidelines than can damage your relationship. Here are 5 friendship mistakes you should avoid : 1.) Using toxic words: Verbal abuse entails, yelling, using profane language or belittling others. When you are verbally abusive to someone, you are damaging your… Read more

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Beat The Heat This Summer

It’s that time of year again. You are out of school, your parents and siblings are driving you crazy, and its 100 degrees outside! Yes summertime is here, but that doesn’t mean you have to suffer from bad case of summer boredom. Summer is a great time to get active, build your resume, gain some… Read more


Discover Your Future

Choosing a career is not easy. Starting to explore your career options early will give you a headstart in preparing for future success in your field. The first step in exploring career fields is to take a calming breath and reassure yourself that you will find a career that is a good fit for you…. Read more