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The following personal story is from an undocumented student, a Dreamer, whom attends college in Houston and is finally speaking out to help others in her situation. Photo by: Katy Umana In 2004, I passed through the hardest experience of my life. I had received the news that my mother had …

Remember the time when going through the family photo album was a private and personal experience?  Before the big leap in digital photography or social networking, when the only people that could see your baby pictures were those who came into your house and, after much defeated resistance, dating partners? Yes, …

  One day, I woke up not knowing what to do the rest of my life. This wasn’t the first time that this happened during my three years in college. Since my freshmen year I changed my major three times; three times too many my parents would say. Deep inside …

    Due Date, directed by The Hangover’s Todd Phillips, stars Robert Downey Jr. as the high-strung Peter Highman and Zach Galifianakis as Ethan Tremblay. Peter needs to get to Los Angeles for the birth of his child, and through a chance encounter with Tremblay, gets kicked off a flight …

    With technology infiltrating almost every aspect of our lives it’s no surprise to find AA batteries replace a baseball bat, a bowling ball or a boxing glove. Not too long ago people actually went outside to get in shape and have fun — oh, the horror! Nowadays, more and …

    11,000 Texans gathered on the steps of the State Capitol to Rally on March 12, 2011 to Save Texas Schools from a 10 billion reduction in public school funding. The Rally was organized by Save Texas Schools. “ Save Texas Schools is a nonpartisan statewide volunteer coalition of parents, …

    El problema económico está hundiendo al país y sobre todo al estado de Texas. El sistema educativo es el más afectado, se planean recortar billones de dólares a la educación pública en el estado de Texas, como resultado los maestros formarían parte de la estadística de desempleo en …

    Dear Mr. President: We write to discuss our mutual interest in a talented group of responsible young people with the potential to further enrich our great nation:  individuals eligible for immigration relief under the DREAM Act. We know that you share our desire to enact comprehensive immigration reform …

  El uso del espanglish, un amalgamiento del idioma inglés con el español, ha crecido sustancialmente con el incremento de la poblacion latina en los Estados Unidos. Los orígenes del espanglish se remontan a 1848, cuando México cedió parte de su territorio a EE.UU. de acuerdo al tratado Guadalupe-Hidalgo. Desde …

My biggest mistake prior to graduation was not having a plan after the ceremony. I set a goal to graduate within four years or I would be an utter failure to myself— how, why, don’t ask.