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Lin-Manuel Miranda raps at the oscars

Latinos were once again almost invisible in this year’s Academy Awards. Are Latinos are being offered the right opportunities or vehicles in Hollywood?

What is Mardi Gras? Mardi Gras is a carnival primarily held in New Orleans, but also all around the world. It’s the American version of the famous Carnival held in Rio de Janeiro. Today in the US, it is a legal holiday in Louisiana. When is Mardi Gras? Mardi Gras …
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The University of Houston Women’s Tennis team played their final home game until April against Texas A & M Corpus Christi. The Lady Coogs fought hard, however they fell short 4 to 3  to the Islanders. The Cougars currently hold a 2-2 record for the 2017 season as they intend …

As a delegation from Mexico arrived in Washington DC, President Trump signed two executive actions aimed at immigration today. The first action addresses border security and the second aims to cutoff federal funding to sanctuary cities. “I have no higher duty than to protect the lives of the American people,” said …

The Trump administration pushed back on reports that the EPA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture were given directives limiting them from speaking to the press or posting on agency social media accounts.  White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer, said that the media blackouts were not ordered by President Trump.  …

President Obama issued an executive order sanctioning Russia for its cyber activity against the United States, ejecting 35 Russian intelligence officials from the United States.  Read the report issued by DHS and the FBI. Report on Russian Hacking

Former quarterback of the University of Texas Longhorns Major Applewhite becomes the 14th head coach of the University of Houston Cougars football program after the departure of former head coach, Tom Herman.  

Stanford University wins the NCAA Men’s Soccer College Cup in penalty kicks against Wake Forest Demon Deacons (5-4). Stanford becomes the first team since Indiana (03 & 04) to repeat as back-to-back champions.

After a grinding shootout win against North Carolina, Stanford reaches the NCAA College Cup a second straight year.

Wake Forest Demon (19-2-3) advances to the College Cup Finales for first time since 2007. Wake Forest end Denver Pioneers’ (20-1-3) undefeated streak.