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Latinitas share how they celebrate the holiday season....
We celebrate Christmas with my family. We eat tamales and menudo at night. The first thing in the morning, we open the presents. I celebrate Christmas with my mom, my dad, my sister, my tias and my grandma. I will go to Juarez, Mexico this year. I celebrate this holiday on December 24 and 25. I think this holiday is special because you…Continue
We asked some Latinitas what they like most about being Latina and here is what they said:
What does your culture mean to you?
It means Pride in everything we do. Our culture means self expression, satisfaction, and hardwork. It means to honor our family with all our effort. –Leslie B.
It means the freedom to express myself in any way. – Claudia B.
What is your favorite family tradition?
Getting together for…
Girls were asked to write about the career they picked and why they decided on that career:
-I picked forensic scientist as my career because I love science. I like the idea of being able to investigate and solve crimes using science. I think this career is very interesting and exciting. –Leslie B.
-I want to be a doctor when I grow up. I want to help people who are sick by helping them in the hospital and when they are in danger. -Arlene L.
-I want to…Continue
Sonia Soto Mayor- A woman that I admire I Sonia Soto Mayor. She is the first Latina Supreme Court Justice. She I only the 3rd female Supreme Court Justice. She came from humble upbringing , but she set high goals for herself. She attended Yale and Princeton, she is proud of her heritage and coined the term " Wise Latina". - Alicia
Selena Gomez- I think Selena Gomez seems more like girl power because she is a very beautiful role model, and singer. Selena Gomez is very kind and…Continue
During our era when Angelina Jolie and Madonna make it seem so easy in adopting a child from Africa and certain parts of Asia, someone in America may feel that they should do the same. From an ethics standpoint, a load of cash cannot determine a families formation if given to adoption personnel. On the one hand one must remember that it is here in the United States where the highest number of children in foster care, runaways and poverty stricken kids…Continue
This Thanksgiving I am thankful for my family because they have been there for me and they motivate me to reach my goals. The way me and my family celebrate thanksgiving is that we get together and eat turkey, before we eat we first give thanks for something that we are thankful for. Also sometimes on previous years we have gone out of town to my aunt's house in Dallas and we spend time with her and my cousins. I think that it is important that this holiday we…Continue
For many Americans, generously displaying table manners is probably the least of their worries. They have their education at the forefront of their waking lives, it is college after all. If they are hungry they come to the dining hall to eat be it from hunger, stress or even both. International students and some…Continue