Friday, September 25th, 2015

Pope Francis, Community and Heroin

*Read this, share it, it’s important. That’s all I have to say. VL By Sam Quiñones, A Reporter’s Blog I at Notre Dame University , the day that Pope Francis gave his beautiful talk to Congress. What struck me about his speech was not just what he said, for we’ve heard some of that

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Lard, Cheese and the Rewards of an Unhealthy Childhood

By Oscar Barajas, NewsTaco I was a fat kid. I mean, fat. I was so fat; I would start to sweat if I stood still long enough. I would like to blame it on the scourge of...

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

My Nostalgia For A Less Techy World With People, Not Gadgets

In many ways, I’m old timey. I would wear a bonnet if it were socially acceptable. I wish I could churn my own butter. In high school I often dressed like an elderly lady. I like old...

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Latina Volunteerism Often Manifests Off The Beaten Path

By Laura Donnelly Gonzalez, co-founder Latinitas I run a Latina-led and based non-profit focused on empowering Hispanic girls and teens using media and technology. I hire 20-25 Hispanic women between the ages of 20 and 25 every year...

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The Class Of 2012 Can Change History For U.S. Latinos

Listen closely high school seniors, the Class of 2012, this message is for you: the fate of our nation is in your hands. If you are 18, eligible to vote and of Latino ancestry, you are probably...

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Self-Help Graphics Settles Into New LA Home

Perhaps you have never visited Self-Help Graphics in Los Angeles, but if you had, you would have never forgotten the experience. It was a really cool place where really cool people went to hang out and do...

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Latinas, Not Latinos, Hold The Future In Their Hands

As we are already aware, the first wave of U.S. Latino baby boomers are now exiting exceptional positions of power and influence. During the era when the eldest members of this generation were born, there were less...