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Retaining Your Cultural Heritage Through College

Sometimes with the start of a new chapter in one’s life, it’s difficult to hold one’s heritage close. And for some, the fear of losing one’s cultural roots may prevent someone from attending college far away or stepping off to a new adventure. This is why it’s so important to see the value of being… Read more

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In Search of Female Doctors

To be a doctor, one must be passionate, dedicated, intelligent, hardworking, and compassionate. Women are ideal for these positions! Why is it, then, that less than half of all physicians and surgeons are female? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “in 2012, 34.3% of all physicians and surgeons were women.” Even though it is… Read more

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Talking About Aunt Flow

Mamí, me platicas de mi cuerpo que esta cambiando? Mom, would you talk to me about my changing body? It is normal for a young girl to have tons of questions about their menstrual cycle, or period as it is commonly known. Girls between the ages of eleven and fourteen have experienced this changing event… Read more

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Cloning Is the New Trend

Cloning means to make an identical copy of (insert anything here). For every culture, there comes along a unique ethnicity in which certain traditions and models are followed. Latinas are known to have brown skin, wide hips, and a natural sense of motherhood. While everyone might not fit this mold, this is how Latinas are… Read more

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My Mother

Like Mother, Like Daughter By Jasmin Flores My mom gave birth to me a month before her 18th birthday. Though she was young, that didn’t hinder her desire to be the mom she wanted to be as well as the mom I deserved. As far as I can remember, my mom has always been my… Read more

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Why I Love My Major

If you are getting ready to apply to college or have at least started thinking about applying, you are probably wondering how in the world are you going to choose a major. You might already have your parents or other family members pressuring you into pursuing a major that they think is best for you. It… Read more

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Resolutions Worth Keeping

Most people set a new resolution every year, but end up forgetting about them by, um, mid…. January. However, these five New Years Resolutions are truly worth keeping all year! You may ask: why? Answer: because these resolutions are good for both your heart and soul. 1.) Stay Active! Try joining an after school activity… Read more

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Looking Through a Senior’s Eyes

Many seniors across the country are counting down the days until a very special day. That day is not their prom or their senior field trip. That special day is their high school graduation. From the first day of the Fall semester, a long time before the school year comes to a close, seniors are… Read more

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My Bully Story

Bullying has always been around, even since the caveman years. Today we are realizing how harmful and hurtful it can be for the bully and their victim. Everyone has their own story to tell and everyone has been affected by bullying, some more than others. These Latinitas were eager to talk about their experiences in… Read more

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Top 5 Reasons to Vote

Even if you aren’t old enough to vote, you can do your civic duty and get involved in politics by helping get the vote out. During the election season, the Latino vote is becoming more important to make sure our community has a voice.  If you are 18, take action and vote. At all ages,… Read more

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