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Unlike many of the young, well-connected tech entrepreneurs portrayed in the media, Galvez, founder of HoustonBookExchange.com, didn’t get funding from a venture capital firm or startup incubator. Instead, this budding tech mogul took a more traditional route.

Young entrepreneurs are the game-changers that America needs right now. (They) are a dynamic resource for national recovery and growth. One Columbiana has set out to help the community while investing in her dream.

  The conservative website Mashregh reported this week that the police has recently instructed toy stores in Iran to take Barbie dolls off the shelves and released an announcement that they can no longer be sold. As a result of the new instructions, some of Tehran’s large toy stores have …

  Discouraged by the constant anti-immigration bills being introduced around the country, student activists at the University of Texas are determined get more minorities to the polls in this election year. The University Leadership Initiative will be hosting a citizenship drive. The event will allow eligible residents to work with …

  No it’s not Spanish for soup. The Stop Online Piracy Act proposed in the U.S. House of Representatives would allow the U.S. Department of Justice, as well as copyright holders, to seek court orders against websites accused of enabling or facilitating copyright infringement. Depending on who makes the request, …

Frank Sharry, director of advocacy group America’s Voice, made the following controversial statement: “He’s as close as the Latino community has to a Martin Luther King figure.”

  In an unprecedented collaboration the Department of Health and Human Services, the White House Office of Science and Technology and  the Office of the Vice President challenged technology developers to create smartphone apps that would prevent violence and abuse from occuring via the Apps Against Abuse Challenge. The challenge …

  Roland Hernandez is your average working- class American.  He works full time, six days a week, sometimes up to 12 hours a day. As a repair man, he is comfortable speaking to people of all educational backgrounds and has traveled through several Houston neighborhoods- the rich, the poor and …

  The College Board recently released statistics that indicate that minorities are taking the SAT test at an unprecedented rate. Since 2006, the overall number of students taking the SAT test has grown by 21.6 percent.  More notably, however, are the statistics for specific minority groups: Hispanics have seen the …

  The American Jewish Committee and the Kinder Institute at Rice University hosted an immigration summit at Rice on Tuesday, to address the cost savings of implementing immigration reform in Texas. The AJC’s Bridging America Project provides communities with programs and public education to achieve local support for immigration reform. The summit was led by a panel of …