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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…

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

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

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…

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Added by Celeste Ledesma on August 9, 2015 at 9:39pm — 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…

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Added by Celeste Ledesma on August 14, 2015 at 7:00pm — 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…

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Added by Celeste Ledesma on August 14, 2015 at 10:30pm — 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

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…

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

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…

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

Being a Big Sister

Hey everyone! Super sorry it's been so long but as I said before I've been really busy, our first football game is tomorrow (or today, depending on when you're reading this) and we've literally been prepping for this for a couple weeks.

So, as you may or may not know, I am a big sister to three little monsters. Their names are Emilio, Landry, and Elijah. Emilio is 13, Landry - or Lala as we call her - is 8, and Elijah is 5.

Being a big sister is a big part of my life and don't get me… Continue

Added by Dallas Gomez on August 27, 2015 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Take Care Of Your Body

If you spend a lot of time on your computer, make sure you take frequent breaks. Take it from me. 

I was recently diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, which is a condition where the median nerve is irritated and inflamed. This can cause pain, tingling, burning and twitching sensations on the hands and arms. The way that I got it was by my 'long breaks' after shortly working on school stuff, which were technically many hours long. I also had my wrists bent in an awkward…

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Added by Sarai Melchor on August 31, 2015 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Back to school in August..

So who else is ready to go back to school in August? I have taken the semester off and I have to say I have missed the late night study sessions and the cramming in homework the night before its due. Although that is not something I recommend, especially since I'm in college. I want to hear about everyone's thoughts and feelings on the upcoming school year. Will you be headed to high school, college, or if your taking some time off. I know here in Florida I will be going through an epic…

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Added by Fabiola Gonzalez on July 20, 2015 at 10:02pm — No Comments

Do's and Don't's for the Rest of Summer

Hey hey hey!!! I know it's been a while since my last blog post!! I have been really busy with cheerleading and also we have our annual family fiesta coming up this Saturday so my family has been preparing for that all week!!



So today, since it's nearing the end of the month and therefore getting us closer to going back to school, I've decided to prepare a Do and Don't list. This one we can call Do's and Don'ts for the Rest of Summer! I hope you enjoy!



Do: spend as much… Continue

Added by Dallas Gomez on July 23, 2015 at 6:27pm — No Comments

Introduction

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…

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Added by Kayla Angela Alamilla on July 24, 2015 at 11:30am — 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

Reaction to Marriage Article

To start off, if you’re interested in what this blog will be about, click this: http://www.latina.com/lifestyle/love/older-marriage-divorce-rates-study

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…

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

Donald Trump

Since Donald Trump first announced his candidacy for president in mid-June, his remarks about Latinos and others have only become worse. As a reminder, in his first speech he made remarks such as:

“When Mexico sends its people, they are not sending their best. They are not sending you. They are not sending you. They are sending people that have lots of problems and they are bringing those problems with us. They are bringing drugs, they are brining crime, they’re rapists, and some I…

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Added by Zaira Lujan on July 20, 2015 at 1:07am — No Comments

Journalism in July experience

I want to tell you guys about the experience I had in this camp. I was there as a counselor and to see all these students that register to learn more about journalism was so great. The camp is basically for high school students pursuing their careers in journalism and the cam in on the month of July just one week. They have the opportunity to stay on the campus dorms, which are amazing, I had never been there and I just got very excited. They also went to the…

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Added by Ariadne Venegas on July 20, 2015 at 9:55am — No Comments

Media's Beauty Standards

No matter what we are doing, where we are, or the time of day, we are surrounded by the media’s messages. You could be checking out groceries at the local supermarket when you see the blonde, blue eyed woman on the cover of a magazine or in the car when you hear about the latest weight loss product. The tools that the media utilizes to send out its message about beauty standards can vary from social media to advertisements on a billboard. What you see and hear around you has been…

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Added by Zaira Lujan on July 18, 2015 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Dear magazine editor...

Dear editor,

     I don't think it's right to change models by photoshopping them or adding so much makeup. The reason behind this is because young girls will stress trying to look like that although they do not know that it's false. This is not fair to people reading and looking at the magazine because they may feel self conscious about the way they look. This is also disappointing for the model…

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Added by Ariadne Venegas on July 15, 2015 at 10:10am — No Comments

I am a leader because... (Hollywood camp 2015)

Megan Cisneros

-I'm a leader because I love to help people that need the shelter and love.

-I make a difference because I'm a very energetic…

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Added by Alyssa Downey on July 17, 2015 at 10:04am — No Comments

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