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College success tip from big bro
The summer after high school graduation I thought college success was inevitable. I was 18, arrogantly confident and the first in my family to attend a university.  It ended up taking 10 years to get my bachelor’s degree. Life punched me in the gut and left me gasping for air.  …

Christine Sierra
By Christine Sierra    The search for leaders in our political system usually starts at the top – identifying top officials in government, business, the military, nonprofit/advocacy organizations, or other major social and cultural institutions. The search for Latino leadership in American politics usually follows a similar approach. Those who …

Yep Leading up to Free Press Summer Festival, I was so excited to cover my first music fest in Houston. I’ve covered similar events before in Houston, but never an all-exclusive music one. There were various activities to keep the fans busy throughout the whole event with back-to-back shows for the 12 …

Esmeralda Ramirez-Peña is an organizer and volunteer for March for Science Houston.   As I complete my doctorate degree and prepare for the March for Science Houston,  I reflect on my scientific journey and on the moments that have shaped me into a scientist. I discovered that becoming a scientist …

Let’s cut right to the chase, shall we? I am biased. I have biases. I think you’ve all approached this section of my news organization fully understanding I have my own opinions on certain issues currently going on in the world and I’m sure it’s quite clear by now I …

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?

Everyone claims to be apart of the Beyhive, but not many followers of Queen Bey may know these facts.  The first group Queen Bey participated in was called Girl Tyme at the age of 12. Kelly Rowland is Beyoncé’s cousin. They were in Destiny’s Child together. Her first post Destiny’s Child …

I’ve been using dating apps to meet men, and I’ve had my heart broken. I don’t blame the app. I blame men.

If your children are like my niece and nephews who enjoy science more than football, then Super Bowl Live at Discovery Green is an opportunity to Geek out before the game.

Being a Houstonian who doesn’t care about all the Super Bowl hype is a lot like living near the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. You live near a lot of artistic activity, near a venue for events which provides lot of quality entertainment to a lot of people. You hear the …