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Five reasons college students don’t study during Halloween »

    Almost any college student can agree that October is the most stressful month of the fall semester. With midterms rolling in during this time of year, one can…

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Larsen Motorsports intern talks price of running jet dragster »

    The difference between premium gas and regular can be as much as 30 cents per gallon leaving sports car owners cringing every time they fill up. Yet, these…

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Obama speech Spanish media ratings bonanza, Houston activists capitalize on social media »

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  As a volunteer for United We Dream, a national immigrant youth group, Ana Rodriguez joined about 16 of her…

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Houstonians React to President’s Immigration Announcement »


Several groups around the Houston area, like Mi Familia Vota and United We Dream, organized watch parties for President Barack…

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Latino designer makes blue-collar workwear chic »

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    Growing up on a ranch in South Texas inspired designer Shayne Salinas to draw on the durable and…

Nov 20 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Five reasons college students don’t study during Halloween »

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    Almost any college student can agree that October is the most stressful month of the fall semester. With…

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Should ‘Latino’ Be a Race on the Census? »

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    Few questions cause as much existential angst among Latino intellectuals as this one. The Latino origin question was added to the Census in such a hurry back in 1970, that little thought was likely given to how it would fold into the existing…

Nov 1 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Victim of distracted driver speaks out on cell phones »


    The National Safety Council estimates that approximately 25% of vehicle accidents were caused by driver cell phone use. Aaron Gabriel Delahoz, driver of 19 years, was a part of this 25% last fall when a driver rear-ended him during a red light while…

Oct 20 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Journalism schools failing Latinos, media companies suffer »


  Journalism schools across the country are failing Latinos – and creating a talent deficit for media companies in the U.S. The chaos of the Internet has wrecked on the industry and has left journalism schools scurrying to plug the digital holes in their curriculum,…

Sep 9 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Ban On Religious Wear Sparks Outrage At International Basketball Association »

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After two recent incidents at tournaments in Asia, international basketball’s governing body is coming under fire across the world for its policy banning Muslim and…

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Encarrilando Sueños

    ¨A mi me trajeron cuando tenia cuatro años y medio, a mi me metieron a la iglesia Guadalupe a estudiar… pero las monjas me corrieron por ser platicona¨- comento Violeta Alonso, dueña de una…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »
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Find Nano at the UH vs. SMU football game!

Nano, the EGMN mascot, is lost at the UH vs. SMU game. The last time someone saw him, he was buying overpriced Case Keenum gear. Find him before his scheduled half-time dance show with…

Nov 18 2011 / Read More »
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Experimental artist, Laurie Anderson, uses dramatic twists to reach students

    It was a full house at the University of Houston Moore’s Opera House on Wednesday night as many awaited the innovative and groundbreaking artist, Laurie Anderson. Anderson was chosen to deliver this year’s second…

Sep 20 2014 / Read More »

Father and son exhibit started as book of poetry and photos

  This November, fans of both visual and literary arts welcome a unique exhibition to the Bay Area. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Art Gallery will present photography by Van Edwards with poetry by his son Joshua…

Jan 13 2012 / Read More »
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UH-D winter schedule, student support service extends hours

  UHD will be closed Friday, December 23 – January 1 for the Winter holidays. UHD will reopen on Monday, January 2 at 8:00 a.m Student Support Services offices are extending their hours of operation for…

Dec 22 2011 / Read More »
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MTV’s MADE host casting call at HCC

  The casting call went out for HCC students wanting to be part of MTV’s three-time Emmy award winning series, MADE, and the students showed up in force. So many students clamored for a chance of…

Feb 10 2012 / Read More »
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San Jacinto College celebrates 50 years of serving East Harris County

  For 50 years, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens and communities of East Harris County. This Fall, the College community began a yearlong celebration of the remarkable journey that has brought us to…

Dec 14 2011 / Read More »
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Beatriz Flores:A Hispanic Proven Business Woman

Born in Dallas, Texas, Beatriz Flores has been successful on many levels. Her parents from Uruguay descent moved to the United States in 1967.…

May 23 2013 / Read More »

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