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  UH MAES recently attended the 2012 MAES National Symposium in Las Vegas, NV. While most students would see a trip to Las Vegas as a great vacation from school, UH MAES spent most nights inside their hotel rooms studying. Dedication to academics is evident in the number of scholarships and awards …

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  With all of the pressure to succeed in class and their social life, college students have turned to the drug Adderall to stay focused enough to get good grades. “My focus has sharply achieved total undivided attention to whatever subject I desire,” said a premed student at the University …

  LatinaLista – Most everybody knows that not only are seat belts required by law but that they save lives. Unfortunately, there are some parents who think that as long as they have their kids strapped into a car seat their kids will be as safe as the adults in …

  Sonia Rivera has been working with the youth, families and the community that have been involved with gangs, addictions, and abuse. After more than 15 years of interactions with the troubled youth, Rivera established her own consulting firm called Youth Genesis Consulting. Her company is known throughout the community …

  Being over prepared can’t hurt your chances of kicking your career into high gear said recruiters from The New York Times, The Washington Post and People Magazine at a national journalism conference held in Las Vegas in the beginning of August. The panel, “Breaking into the Big Leagues,” was …

    Take The Challenge U.S.A, a nonprofit organization, is hosting complimentary immigration forums for students applying for deferred action on 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday at Galena Park in Houston and Sept. 8 at Harris County Public Library in Katy. An immigration attorney will be present to …

  A 20-year-old college student camped outside a small isolated office park in southwest Houston for a chance to stay in her Houston home and continue her education with the help of the deferred action program. Mayra Sierra, an aspiring pediatrician, passed Tuesday night joking with her family as they …

    David R. Dow, founder of the Texas Innocence Network and law professor at the University of Houston, is the author of “The Autobiography of an Execution.” Dow explains that out of the last 30 defendants in Harris County, 27 that faced the death penalty were people of color. …

  On Thursday, June 7, 2012, a federal grand jury in Tucson returned an indictment against Hernan Ramirez-Orteja, 43, of Honduras, for three counts of abusive sexual contact that allegedly occurred while he was residing on the Gila River Indian Nation near Phoenix, Arizona. The indictment alleges that Ramirez-Orteja fondled …