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Thanks for joining the Latinitas community by and for Latina teens 13 & up. In our community, you can read blogs from teen reporters, add your own blog posts, ask for advice, ask questions by creating a discussion and voice your opinion by commenting or blogging about whatever you want. Comment, upload a photo, discuss, add a video, create a group or invite your friends to join. Get started now!


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Gracias por formar parte de la comunidad Latinitas. Aquí tu puedes leer blogs de editoras Latinitas y de reporteras jóvenes; crea una discusión preguntando por algún consejo y da tu opinión comentando sobre lo que tú quieras. Comenta, sube una foto, un video, crea un grupo o invita a tus amigas a que participen. ¡Empieza ahora mismo!


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Tips for Future College Students

Started by Alicia in Advice. Last reply by Jasmine Villa Feb 19. 3 Replies

Scholarships - Any Tips?

Started by Latinitas Intern in Advice. Last reply by Laura Donnelly Nov 4. 11 Replies

Dieting And its Negative Effects

Started by Wendy Gonzalez in Hot Topic. Last reply by ivanova Apr 29. 5 Replies

Resume Tips

Started by Yajanetsy Ruano in Advice. Last reply by Mariana Stavig Oct 20, 2013. 2 Replies

Blog Posts

Happy Veterans Day

Posted by Latinitas Intern on November 11, 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Latinitas members shared their message to veterans...

I have met quite a few veterans that I think are special to me. I would like to tell them thank you for reading to us, taking time out of your lives to spend time at our school events. Thank you very much for what you have done for us at our school. Thank you for keeping us safe and alive. Veterans day is a day when people show that they…

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Austin City Limits - Remembering First...

Posted by Laura Donnelly on October 7, 2014 at 2:41pm 0 Comments

Before I can start sharing about this year's national music festival: Austin City Limits, two weekends of star-studded as well as new music on 5+ stages in sunny Austin, TX, I have to reflect on years' past and the wonderful Latino music acts that have showed through the decade.  My first encounter with ACL Fest was my first encounter with Amigos Invisibles, back in 2005.  The band that never stops playing brings nodes of disco, techno, Latin "gozada" rhythms - Venezuelan beats that evoke…

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Too Blessed to be Stressed

Posted by Sylvia Butanda on October 10, 2014 at 9:21am 1 Comment

Everyone has bad days where it feels like your stress level has hit a new high where it makes you feel a new low. The bright side is that you'll always bounce back, stronger and more prepared. 

School, work, family, friends, etc. are all essential parts of our lives that sometimes make us stress out. The best thing to remember when you feel like you're on a short fuse is to breathe. It's as simple as it sounds. Be surrounded by calming sounds or a quiet area, close your eyes,…

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dia de los muertos

Posted by Blazier Bluejays 2014-2015 on October 30, 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Hi my name is Desiree I going to talk to you about dia de los muertos (The day of the dead) .I"m talking about selena quintanilla perez. She was born on april 16 1971 she die on march 13 1995. .selena was  a famous tejano singer. I look up to her because she strong.Her quotes amazing.She was special to me because she is tejano singer and beautiful .She just amazing.Selena inspire me to be a singer and myself .She make me happy when i listen to her . She pass a way…

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Two Different Cultures

Posted by Imani Caban on October 30, 2014 at 6:47pm 1 Comment

While Mexicans and Puerto Ricans have many similarities, they also have many differences. I will be talking about those differences because I come from both Mexican and Puerto Rican backgrounds. Mexico and Puerto Rico are both very beautiful countries but their cultures are very different. Such as: the type of music they listen to, the food they eat, and how they talk.

Mexicans tend to listen to a type of music that they call "corridos". While many Puerto Ricans listen like to listen to… Continue

October Anti-bullying Month

Posted by Latinitas Intern on October 24, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

OCTOBER IS ANTI-BULLYING MONTH

Every October, schools and organizations across the country join together in observing National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal is to encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and…

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Say No to Drugs

Posted by Latinitas Intern on October 24, 2014 at 9:59am 0 Comments

RED RIBBON WEEK

Say No to Drugs/ Di No a Las Drogas

Red Ribbon Week takes place October 23-31 and promotes awareness of the dangers of drugs. Our Club Members share their red ribbon week message...

 

SAY NO TO DRUGS!!! They are bullies to your body plus you can get sick from them. - Delaney

 

You should not do drugs because they are bad for you and they can make you die .When you do drugs they make your breath smell.…

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Have a Fun & Safe Halloween

Posted by Latinitas Intern on October 24, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Tips To Have a Safe Halloween:

Our club members shared these tips to have a safe Halloween

1. The way of having a safe Halloween is by wearing bright colors. 

2. When you trick or treat, check the candy before eating them.

3. Take a flashlight with…

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How I handle my stress

Posted by Selina Bonilla on October 13, 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

I never use to get so stressed out until I came to college. The balancing act of school and a social life is possibly one of the most difficult things to do. When things start piling up on me, from multiple tests and papers due all in the same week, my reflex is to hide under my blanket until it's all over. Not the best way to handle stressful situations, so I've learned to do other things instead.

When I am studying during tests and I get overwhelmed and feel like I can't do it, I…

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Your Invitation to the Sisterhood

Posted by Anna-Alizette on October 2, 2014 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

“Women’s progress is human progress.” –Hillary Clinton

Trending this past month was the word “feminism” and what it means to be “feminist.” We were brought to tears when Emma Watson moved us with her #HeForShe campaign speech at the UN. Clapped out loud when Lena Dunham called out to women to join together instead of being pitted against each other. What is the use of the word “feminism” if we aren’t all standing together for it? Instead we are debating on…

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Bill Cosby: We Shouldn't Be so Shocked

18 women have come forward to say Bill Cosby, American actor, comedian, producer, director, sexually assaulted them. He drugged and raped most of them.  Probably dozens, maybe more, were on the receiving end of his inappropriate sexual advances and many others are probably unable to come forward.  I am still shocked how media and the public have difficultly separating someone's public image with their personal life.  Wasn't it clear with Robin Williams' suicide that you could be one of the most…See More
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Finally had my first club at Campbell Elementary today!

After several weeks of confusion, I have officially started my club! Though I only had 3 girls, we had an absolute blast. I could not believe how patient, eager to learn and sweet they were. We did a lesson about stereotypes and I really think it got through to the girls that not all women are equally represented in the magazines. We also squeezed in two photography lessons because there were so few of us and the girls did a great job with that as well!CAN'T WAIT FOR NEXT WEEK! :D See More
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