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Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Resurrecting the Legacy of Selena

*If Selena were alive. I know how it sounds, but it a good read. VL By Michelle Garcia, Texas Observer If only Selena were here. I keep wondering what the world would look like, what Texas might feel like, if the superstar singer had lived beyond her 23 years. Who might she have grown up to

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

“To Selena with Love” Helps Us Remember How To Love Her

By Wuicho Vargas Selena Quintanilla-Perez was, and will still be, our Queen of Tejas, our beautiful flower of Corpus Christi. It is March already, and along with the arrival of spring celebration, comes that horrible day when...

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Selena’s Music Is Back, But It’s Not Better

By Wuicho Vargas One of the most beautiful Tejano singers I know is back; Selena’s voice will once again roam the radio stations in the United States in the form of a new album of duets called “Enamorada...

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Working Towards Clean Energy Is Important To Me As A Latina

By Sonya Cortez Corpus Christi, Texas — I am the most important person in the United States: a young, unmarried, Hispanic female. So according to the research, I am part of the fastest-growing, most influential demographic group...

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Is There Tejano Culture Without Tejano Music?

By Wuicho Vargas Music, for me is more than just a bunch of notes played together at a certain rhythm. Music, for me, es vida!  I listen to all kinds of music, from the roots rock reggae to...

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Texas Congressman: Drug Test The Unemployed

Texas Congressman Blake Farenthold recently told a town hall meeting audience in Brownsville, Texas that people who are unemployed and on other public benefits should probably be drug tested, because it’s too easy to just collect your check...