Saturday, March 24th, 2012

NewsTaco Roundup: March 18 – 24, 2012

We had a great variety of cool stories for you this week on NewsTaco. My top pick was a piece examining the different ways we can get more Latinos to participate in South By Southwest’s Interactive conference, then we had some nifty pieces about culture and some thought provoking ones in politics. Specifically, Mexican Americans,

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

NewsTaco Roundup: Feb. 26 – March 3, 2012

An anti-Latino business, Eva Longoria, Selena, use of the word “undocumented,” the Alamo, Alabama’s immigration law, Mitt Romney, Luis Gutierrez and more made our list of the top stories on NewsTaco this week. We definitely had an...

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

NewsTaco Roundup: February 13 – 19, 2012

We had a great mix of stories this week. There were a pair of Latino professors who were awarded the National Humanities Medal, tips for Latina teens, chicken tortilla soup, racial intermarriage, Chente, chimichangas, Tejanos and more....

Saturday, February 4th, 2012

NewsTaco Weekly Roundup: Jan. 29 – Feb. 4, 2012

Self-deportation, innovative technologists, DREAMers, banned books, Chileans, genius Latino teenagers and Pablo Neruda are included on our list of stories in this week’s roundup. Check out the stories below, which were of interest to you all this...

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

NewsTaco Weekly Roundup: Jan. 1-8, 2012

¡Hey there and feliz año! Thanks for joining us for another action-packed week here at NewsTaco. My top pick this week talks about the similarities between redistricting and a telenovela — plus I get to talk about Eduardo...

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

NewsTaco Weekly Roundup: Dec. 11-18, 2011

Even as we wind down the year for the holidays, some pretty exciting stuff went down. The Iraq War ended — huge deal — and we found out that most people in the U.S. support letting undocumented...

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

NewsTaco Weekly Roundup: Dec. 3-10, 2011

There’s one piece of news not in this roundup — that the Supreme Court has blocked Texas’ redistricting maps, read that here. Otherwise, my top pick was the announcement of our new Latino politics blog, La Política,...

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

NewsTaco Weekly Roundup: Nov. 13 – 19, 2011

Hey NewsTaco readers, just wanted to give you the head’s up on some great stories we had this week. Everything from great pastries to great tragedies made it to our site this week. There was a treatise on machismo...

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

NewsTaco Weekly Roundup: Nov. 6 – 12, 2011

Thanks for joining us for another week of NewsTaco news. We had some great stuff for you this week, including a big blow to the sponsor of SB 1070, the use of the word “illegal” in journalism, a...

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

NewsTaco Weekly Roundup: Oct. 31 – Nov. 5, 2011

It was a good week for light news at NewsTaco, as my top pick is a humorous video by the actor Michael Peña extolling the virtues of “putting a mustache on your N.” Check it out. Then...

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

NewsTaco Weekly Roundup: October 23 – 30, 2011

There’s a lot of great stuff on our roundup this week, so I’ll make my intro brief. There was a cool story about Latino hipsters, a roundup of our Halloween coverage, some alarming stories related to immigration...

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

News Taco Weekly Roundup, September 5-11, 2011

This week there was a lot going on in the U.S., and also elsewhere. Texas wildfires, politicos behaving badly while trying to recruit Latino support, police behaving badly in Puerto Rico, Rigoberto Menchú for president in Guatemala,...