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Abel Baca and his Coffee Box

He is the co-owner of the Coffee Box, a local coffee shop.

But you might not guess that by looking at Abel Baca, as he makes small talk with the barista, cleans the…


Added by Kenia Guerrero on August 23, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Senior Year, Stressed & Sadness.

Hi loves, 

I hope everyone had (or will have) a great first week of school. 

I'm supposed to be a senior this year, but I'm so far behind I don't know what to consider myself. It's really difficult as a homeschooler to know if you are leveled with your peers. I honestly wish I was attending a real school. I regret not having the traditional high school experience, you know - homecoming, prom, graduation, etc.

I succeeded academically from K - 7th…


Added by Kayla Angela Alamilla on August 22, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

School Start-Up = Changes

Hey what's up guys! Sorry it's been a while, I have been so stressed out lately with school and college and retaking the ACT and cheer I have not had really any time to write. I have a ton going on right now so I'm sorry if I don't update every single day. But I'm going to try!!

So, for me, school starts in like three weeks. Some people are excited, especially some of the other seniors I know. Woohoo we're seniors! We're the big dogs, the head of the school, the top of the food chain! Who… Continue

Added by Dallas Gomez on August 18, 2015 at 11:56am — No Comments

Women in Movies

Women in Movies


I love watching movies! Practically anyone can say this. There’s a movie genre for everyone out there, although some are more popular than others. Regardless, I’m sure most of us can say we’ve sat down and enjoyed plenty of movies in our lives...but do we ever stop to think about what message the movie is sending to the audience apart from the overall themes of the movie…


Added by Celeste Ledesma on August 14, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Where are all the Latinos in Hollywood?

A Conversation About the Lack of Latino Representation in Hollywood


In a recent interview, John Leguizamo (Colombian-American actor, comedian, and writer) made the following remark while discussing the lack of Latino representation in Hollywood and pop culture: “I [was] watching TV, and...watching…


Added by Celeste Ledesma on August 14, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

For the College First-year...

For the College First-year...

For those of us that are students, the new semester is fast approaching (although some have already started). I am a junior at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, and although my school is far from my home in El Paso, Texas, after three months, I am just so excited go back and see all my friends again, decorate my dorm room, and get back into the swing of things. I wasn’t always this hyped about…


Added by Celeste Ledesma on August 9, 2015 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Target Rebranding their image to Include Genderless boy/girl Set up

Target is moving in a different direction in featuring their toys for children. In a press release on their website, beginning on the 7th of August they state that their toys will no longer limit to one gender and instead advertised as "kids" as a way for customers better roam through the store.Target writes, "reference to gender, including the use of pink, blue, yellow or green paper on the back walls of our shelves,"as a better method to stop gender boundaries,  but will this mean an…


Added by April C. Davila on August 9, 2015 at 2:52pm — 1 Comment

Smile Because It Looks Good on You!

Hey everyone! So today I decided to do sort of an inspirational post. I write some pretty deep stuff on my other blog and I always get a ton of great feedback so I thought I'd try it on here and see if I got the same responce!

We all know how it feels when you don't feel like you're good enough. When it seems like there are so many other better girls out there than you and there's nothing you can do about it. Speaking from experience, yeah it sucks. It sucks when it seems like some… Continue

Added by Dallas Gomez on August 7, 2015 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Kelly Osbourne's Racist Remark

Kelly Osbourne's Racist Remark

What happened:

This week, on an episode of The View, an ABC morning talk show, guest-star co-host Kelly Osbourne (singer, actor, and fashion designer) made a remark that many consider racist. The women on the show were talking about Donald Trump’s racist remarks and political stance on immigration, when Osbourne said the following: “If you kick every Latino…


Added by Celeste Ledesma on August 6, 2015 at 12:07am — No Comments

Summer Camp Experience

Hello everyone!

I just wanted to tell you all about my experience these past weeks working for the Latinitas Summer Camp, here in El Paso Texas. Like I've told you in my previous post, I am new to this organization and so everything was new to me. I didn't know anyone but everyone was really nice and friendly and made me feel very welcomed! I loved the…


Added by itzel barraza on August 5, 2015 at 7:49pm — No Comments

true or false

some of the stuff you see on the on the internet is not
so you need to check twice

Added by Latinitas EP Chicas on August 3, 2015 at 9:28am — No Comments

Week of Technology

Hi girls! Are you ready for a fantastic week of learning some stuff about technology! You guys will have different activities to do, you will be very busy this week.Get ready for a crazy week of learning things you haven't learned.

Added by Latinitas EP Chicas on August 3, 2015 at 9:18am — No Comments

Current Favorites

Hey hey hey!! What's up everyone?! I am in a really good mood right now...for some reason....there's really no reason behind my great mood actually. So anyways, today I decided to do a current favorites blog post. (If you couldn't tell by the title)

So let's get to it!!!

Shall we start with music? Yes I think we shall! My favorite songs at the moment are: Can't Feel My Face by the Weeknd, Dirty Work by Austin Mahone, and (an oldie but a goodie) Zoomin' Zoomin' by Becky G.

My… Continue

Added by Dallas Gomez on July 31, 2015 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Supersize Me

Hi I'm Sabine I just watch a movie about health they were talking about how much calories are in McDonald's a lot of people eat McDonald's like every day but what they don't know is how many calories are in the food and drinks. Sometimes people go to stores and buy McDonald's toys there is a toy where you could make McDonald's food. There was this guy who was proving to people how much McDonald's people eat it is not healthy for people to eat McDonald's , Burger King ,Wendy's , Taco Bell some… Continue

Added by Latinate Summer 2015 on July 28, 2015 at 6:39am — No Comments

Supersize me

Hi I'm Zyla,right now we just watched a movie that was based on health. Honestly,I was shocked when I heard about how school lunches used to be in the U.S. Now that I've seen how some schools used to to be I feel greatful for my school lunch.Another thing we learned in the movie is that Mc Donald's is extremely bad for you.Of course I already new that but some people didn't .Alright well I guess that's it for now see you later,bye!

Sincerely ,

Added by Latinate Summer 2015 on July 28, 2015 at 6:38am — No Comments

McDonald's can harm your health


I think that it's really sad that only in like 3 days the guy already gained 13 pounds from just eating mcdonalds for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Like you could even die from eating to much fat and your blood pressure could rise our heart tightens up. Eating to much fatty food can do a lot of things to your body. I no we all like junk food but sometimes we have to et healthy foods for our health. I can't believe that he ate mcdonalds straight for 30 days. The obesity level has… Continue

Added by Latinate Summer 2015 on July 27, 2015 at 11:17am — No Comments

The Fiesta!!

When my grandma first got sick, she was sad because she wasn't able to go to Puerto Vallarta. She was sad because she couldn't go to the fiestas there so my grandpa said he would throw her her own fiesta and that's how it all started.

When my grandma passed away, it hit us all really hard. It's been 6 years now, but it's like we were just getting the call yesterday. We all miss her a ton but we know that she wouldn't want us to be sad, she'd want us to be happy and having fun, so that's… Continue

Added by Dallas Gomez on July 27, 2015 at 9:20am — No Comments

Menopause Makes Women Mad?

I never imagined id be one to write about menopausal mothers, as I would blindly like to forget that my mother has passed through this stage in her life.

My boyfriends’ family is going through what seems like the most difficult time with their mother and her erratic behavior. I am sure it is both her repetitive child like behavior that’s slowly making them feel  as though they are losing their mind. In the 2 years that…


Added by April C. Davila on July 25, 2015 at 3:57pm — No Comments


Hi Latinitas!

My name is Kayla, but sometimes I go by Angela. I am a high school senior in Florida and I was generously assigned by Jasmine to be one of Latinitas new contributing writers and multimedia producers. Pretty cool!

Here are a few random facts about…


Added by Kayla Angela Alamilla on July 24, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Reaction to Marriage Article

To start off, if you’re interested in what this blog will be about, click this:

If you read the article above then you might know where this is going…

I was shocked after reading this article. I was astounded that this was actually in a magazine for readers to absorb the message and I’m shocked that this was okay-ed to be…


Added by Zaira Lujan on July 24, 2015 at 12:06am — No Comments

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