Today and tomorrow, nearly 40,000 students will walk into in a new class at UH. Almost all will have butterflies in their stomach. Others, not so much. As a senior, I still get pretty nervous about the first day of school. There’s always that professor that makes you stand up and tell everyone in the class who you are, and for someone who is at times painfully shy, this is what I dread the most. So for a freshman, who is like a newborn fish thrown into an ocean of sharks, I can understand the jitters they might feel.
While the Associated Press may have stopped using “illegal immigrants” in their stories, many publications in the country continue to struggle with the terminology. The AP’s change was made in April 2013. In 2012, according to the U.S Census Bureau, individuals with Hispanic or Latino heritage now make …