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“You have to register for the SAT,” your counselor says. You nod in agreement, knowing this is a fundamental step towards your college goals. The problem is you have a lot of questions. How do you register? What should you study? How do you stop yourself from panicking as you take the test? How will you ace the SAT? Of course you could ask your counselor, he or she has the answers. If you didn’t ask, here is a convenient guide for the SAT.
Before anything else, you…Continue
As the largest minority in the United States, we as a culture should continue to grow. With this growth, it is not just the rise of the Latino population that is important. The community needs to grow in its voice in the United States. More Latinas and Latinos need to know that their culture is vastly underrepresented and do something to change that! Without a voice, it does not matter if we grow to a tipping point for that voice is what truly represents us. The lack of representation we…Continue
Some people enter this world to have fun and wreak havoc. Others behave like saints throughout their lives. They do the right thing, they mourn through their pain in silence, and they always act as a helping hand to those around them. A frown does not flutter across their faces except when they see others in pain or suffering. A person should be lucky to meet a person such as this for then they would have an angel.
My grandmother, Ana Maria Ruiz, has suffered intense pain…Continue
The holidays roll around and the house starts SMELLING. No, it doesn’t smell like rotten food or sewer waster. The house is filled with the sweet and sugary smells that come with home cooking. Bunuelos, pies, tamales, and chocolate caliente fill the air with their delicious scents. It is hard to resist the temptation that comes with these holiday time treats, especially with the chilly air that makes you yearn for something to warm you up and the promise of family time around the table.…Continue