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October 2015 Blog Posts (48)

College Musings

Hey everyone! How are you guys doin'?



Me?...Well its been kinda meh as I've been having a slump thoughout this whole semester, mainly due to the carpal tunnel on my hands. It had really set me back academically, even to the point where I'm thinking of taking it slow and graduate next fall instead of rushing to do it this coming spring...but I feel weird thinking about doing so as I would like to graduate with my peers...



It sucks as with school work I love to take notes… Continue

Added by Sarai Melchor on October 31, 2015 at 8:56pm — No Comments

Super heroes race

Hello everyone!

Just passing by to tell you that yesterday I had so much fun. I participated on this race that is called "Superheroes race" and was in Cd. Juarez. For those who don't know…

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Added by Ariadne Venegas on October 26, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

My Quinceañera

Hi guys! So on my last post I got a comment asking to talk about my Quince experience! So I mean if you guys think that it's interesting I'll write about it. Like I said before, I love talking about my Quinceanera and I will take any opportunity given to go on about it. So here you go!! (Shoutout to Jasmine Villa for the idea!!)



I had started thinking about my Quince with my cousins when we were like seven years old. We'd go on for hours into the night when having sleepovers about… Continue

Added by Dallas Gomez on October 24, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Thought's from our latinitas...

Smile, because life keeps on going.

-Diana M.

 

You are beautiful no matter what others tell you.

-Jazmin Gomez

 

Don’t let other decide what to wear, look and act. Be yourself because we need more people like YOU!

 

Be yourself no matter what!

-Kayla M.

 

Be yourself don’t let someone change you in any way.

-Valeria M.

 

I love you so much, beautiful! You’re just more than my best…

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Added by Ariadne Venegas on October 21, 2015 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Be Unique!!

You're special and beautiful!!!

-Mrs. Sanchez

You're beautiful, just the way you are!

You are the most beautiful young lady in the world.…

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Added by Ariadne Venegas on October 21, 2015 at 12:14pm — No Comments

Spread the word...

Always be proud of who you are and how you look. I enjoy Latinitas!

-Jessica Maria

You look good being yourself!

-Karla…

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Added by Ariadne Venegas on October 21, 2015 at 12:07pm — No Comments

A word from our Latinitas...

Johanna,

You are so wonderful and unique person. Always be yourself girl! I love you so much.

-Karla Coca

Be yourself, don't let…

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Added by Ariadne Venegas on October 21, 2015 at 11:53am — No Comments

Halloween Costume ideas

I found this really Amazing article about costumes you could try for halloween, you should check them out!!!
My favorite was the Jennifer Looez and Pitbull one. Which one is yours??

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/12-latino-inspired-costumed-that-wont-get-you-booed_5617e8dee4b0e66ad4c7926d?utm_hp_ref=latino-voices

Added by Fandi Zapien on October 19, 2015 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Hispanic Pride

Although Hispanic Heritage Month technically ended yesterday, I'm always proud to show off my hispanic pride. I'm white complected and most people don't think that I am hispanic, even though I'm 100% Latina. We have a very beautiful culture, full of bright vivid colors and amazing food... my favorite!!!! Growing up in a border town I never saw prejudice or racism towards our race/culture until I left my hometown to attend college. It was a shocking experience as I saw some of my friends get…

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Added by Bianca Duran on October 16, 2015 at 12:26pm — No Comments

What do you guys think of Trump's #1 Fan?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqrrnCw0EWQ

A recent video has caused controversy among the Latino community because of this lady, claiming that Trump is an angel and that she and her whole family will vote for him.

To be honest I think that Trump is trying to mock himself and by this he's gaining more popularity, I don't think that the lady really knows who he is and what his ideals are. To me she's just…

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Added by Fandi Zapien on October 13, 2015 at 9:06am — 1 Comment

You Do What??

Hey chicas!! Sorry it's been so long since I posted, school has been soooo crazy I have barely had time to breathe! But I'm here now so that's definitely a plus! I'm just going to jump right into it today instead of beating around the bush. So here we go!



When I'm with friends, either out of school or in school, we often get on the topic of things our family does. My friends often will talk about their family traditions for holidays and how they will have cookouts or go camping to… Continue

Added by Dallas Gomez on October 12, 2015 at 12:39pm — 2 Comments

Why Mexican food makes me proud

Today is the last day of the blog a thon and for the last post I'm going to talk to you about my favorite tradition of the Mexican…

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Added by Fandi Zapien on October 11, 2015 at 5:29pm — No Comments

my favorite cultural tradition

El 12 de diciembre.

My grandmother has always been devoted to La Virgen de Guadalupe. Since we were young she taught us her story, her prayers and how much faith she had in her.

I remember loving when December 12 would come around. Buñuelos, calientitos, champurrado, and posole were some of…

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Added by itzel barraza on October 11, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

My favorite cultural tradition is...

My favorite cultural tradition is September 16. I love Mexican food, so I really enjoy this celebration, as well as the dances. I think that this celebration makes people that are far from Mexico get close to their beloved country. The food is so delicious, I love the taquitos, enchiladas,…

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Added by Ariadne Venegas on October 11, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

My culture is Delicious

I know right? Delicious. My favorite part about my culture is definitely the food. It's what makes me, me. I love it, I worship it! (not really) but it is awesome! The Enchiladas, the tacos, tostadas, the spiciness, flautas, guacamole, and everything in between! When I think of the food, my face transforms into the emoji…

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Added by Polet Espinoza on October 11, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

A story of a struggle and how culture didn't help

I’ve had struggles with my culture before, and one of the most recent ones has been when I decided to come to study here in the US, my parents where really happy about it but the rest of my family wasn’t exactly delighted with this. …

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Added by Fandi Zapien on October 10, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Latina Stereotypes

In the media, Latina's are usually portrayed as three sill and flat characters; the chola, the maid, and the home wrecker. The chola, portrays the typical thin eyebrowed, thug girl that goes around low income neighborhoods beating everyone up. With this stereotype, "chola" aesthetic is slandered and ridiculed. The maid represents the cleaning lady that almost every character on TV has taking care of their home and raising their…

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Added by Paola on October 10, 2015 at 11:33am — No Comments

Struggle of a life time

     Being any race other then white in american basically guarantees you some kind of struggle. Mine was known from a very young age. In my family its common knowledge that i take after my fathers mother. In others words I look more white then I do Mexican. When people find out I am Mexican I usually get these following responses: Do you speak spanish? Are you adopted? I was surprised to find out I mean you don't…

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Added by Jacqueline Aguilar on October 10, 2015 at 11:14am — No Comments

My biggest struggle...

My biggest struggle is... my bad english. Even that I was born in the United States my english is not as fluent as I wish. Most of my life I was in Mexico, but my school was bilingual and since kindergarten they were teaching us english. When I came to El Paso for college I was able to understand it, but it was so hard for me to communicate. I felt so tiny in a place where everyone was so good on the language and…

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Added by Ariadne Venegas on October 10, 2015 at 10:57am — No Comments

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