Archive for July 25th, 2011

July 25, 2011

Planning your Cancun vacation

by Eric Cortes

So you’re traveling to Mexico under the biggest Mexican travel warning in years…so what do you do? According to a recent CNN article, “The U.S. State Department has broadened its travel warning for Mexico, advising citizens to avoid certain areas and steer clear of driving at night.” Sure that may sound scary, but in life when you’re young and motivated, why not travel. 

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July 25, 2011

Supporting our prodigal youth

by Maitri Pamo

Humans, for the most part, are social creatures. We seek connections with others in order to function happily and productively in society. Disconnection from others in our community and from the larger society can cause a variety of obstacles not only for the individual, but also for the community itself. As our numbers continue to grow within the U.S. population, it is important for every Latino individual to engage and interact in order to help our people prosper within our country.  

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July 25, 2011

When did you know you were Latino

by Daniel Cubias

I watched my mother hammer a nail into the wall. She missed, hitting her thumb. A stream of Spanish obscenities leaked out of her. I was alarmed, and not just because she was shaking her hand and hopping around. I had never heard so many undecipherable words at once. Then again, I was six years old.

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