Added by Claudia on April 29, 2010 at 12:29pm — No Comments
Well ladies this week blog post series, I couldn't get an interview with professors or teachers due to TAKS testing that is taken place all overt the state of Texas and most professors at UTEP, were busy grading final reports. So this week, I have decided to do come up with some ways to release stress, especially since most reports, projects and TAKS testing was taking place this week. So here's some ways to release your stress after a hectic day at school.
So over the weekend, I was watching ESPN, sports movies, and of course the NBA playoffs and I have to realize that in the athletic world MEN are in complete power. Now don’t start to assume that this blog post is to bash on men and make them feel not worthy to exist. Instead, this post is to have women become more aware of how much we put up with while living in a man’s world. With this said, let…Continue
Added by Claudia on April 26, 2010 at 1:19pm — No Comments
Most people think of pilgrims from England and Native Americans on the Plymouth Rock when they think of the First Thanksgiving in November of 1621. But, the real first Thanksgiving took place along the U.S./Mexico border in San Elizario, Texas with the Spanish in 1598. In April, a celebration takes place in San Elizario to honor this nation's true First Thanksgiving. This event commemorates when Spanish settlers with…Continue
Added by Alicia on April 23, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Today is Earth day! Yay! Whats better than celebrating the planet we live on. Today, with it being Earth Day and all I wanted to post ten ways you can make your mark. By doing simple things in our everyday lives we can alter the amount of energy, conserve one our most precious resources and create less trash. We need to think of or future. Okay so here are TEN ways I found we can rEdUcE, ReUsE and rEcYcLE!!! Do your part lasdies!!!!
Added by Rosana Lopez on April 22, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments
As semester starts to wind down and come to an end, professors all over University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) start to get ready on grading all these upcoming assignments. Ths past week I spoke to my professor and we had discussed some tips that can help college and high school students with these assignments.
"It's been only three years ago, I received my Doctorates and just like you, I would also do my work last minute. As a professor now, I must tell my students to do their…Continue
Added by Claudia on April 21, 2010 at 2:25pm — No Comments
Have you seen it? Have you seen it? Man I am addicted to watching that show. These women are strong police women serving the county of Maricopa in Az. I love to watch this show because these women police make huge impacts on their community. On last nights show one of the officer ladies went to speak to a girl scout troop of girls ages 4-6 maybe and she was just empowering them that girls and do anything men do, especially jobs. All the little girls listening looked so excited…Continue
I came across this article in the El Paso Times web page and I thought it was really cool and so I want to share it with you guys. Earth Day is comming up and I have to say I like the whole idea of this day and so anything in relating to it is so interesting. Anyway, youth girls are going to be making fashinable items (clothes) with recyled stuff. How cool. read more on it at the site listed below. the fashion show is going to be this sat at the El Paso Water Utilities TecH20…Continue
Added by Rosana Lopez on April 15, 2010 at 12:03pm — No Comments
This week's blog is about students losing their friend. It is important to help students cope with the loss of a friend.
In El Paso, Texas two boys had lost their lives due to smoke inhalation because their apartment had caught on on fire. They had lived in Haymon Krupp Memorial public housing complex, right next to where I work. They weren't students of mine, but they were friends of the students that I help with tutoring. It is sad to see a child's face sad,…Continue
Added by Claudia on April 14, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Last time we were talking about some of the main issues that affect most high school students. Today you will finally find out the main issue that always pops into their head.
ISSUE 1: SEX
"It's weird everyone (mostly adults) always think that teen pregnancy is the main issue that we think about...well it's not!! We worry more about having sex than the actual consequences of it. Add that to the…Continue
I don't know how many of us know what reform immigration is and why it is needed. Maybe you saw the marches all around the country March 21st but don't know what these immigrants are looking for. Watch this video: Tony & Janina
The family is the basic unit of our society, and immigrants who have the support of strong families are more likely to contribute to society, pay taxes,…
Added by cloud.eah on April 7, 2010 at 9:38am — No Comments
Speaking to the expeerts themselves, five high school students shared with me some of the tips that they have learned while being in High School.
Added by Claudia on April 6, 2010 at 11:24am — No Comments
There are 65,000 undocumented students graduate every year from high school without “papers.”
In most states today, they do not allow teen illegal immigrants to continue on their education once finished with high school. The documentary film,…Continue