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Remembering Gus Garcia, Mexican-American Civil Rights Pioneer

Victor Landa July 27, 2017

By Raul A. Reyes, NBC News (7.5 minute read)   In his heyday, Gus Garcia cut a dashing figure in Texas legal and social circles. He was a key member […]

Many Latino College Students are Homeless, Hungry

Victor Landa July 25, 2017

DIECIOCHO Podcast – Tony Diaz, El Librotraficante on Arizona’s Mexican-American Studies Ban

Victor Landa July 18, 2017

Texas High Schoolers Rise Against Anti-Immigrant SB 4 Law

Victor Landa July 15, 2017

By Viri Sanchez and Karla Quinones  (2.5 minute read) Four months ago, on February 16, thousands of high school students across Texas joined in a collective effort to stand up […]

New Study Finds Latino Parents Feel Strongly Against Using Student Loans to Afford College

NewsTaco June 19, 2017

*Researchers think it’s odd that Latino parents are optimistic about their children’s future, but don’t want them to take out education loans.  They don’t understand that Latino optimism is about […]

Latinos tend to look on the sunny side, including about education

NewsTaco June 12, 2017

*There are two ways to think about challenges: you can either remain positive and find a solution, or you can feel forgotten and elect an unprepared president. U.S. Latinos choose […]

How Trump’s policies can stall advances in Latino higher education

NewsTaco May 25, 2017

*This is worth reading for the sake of going beyond the Tweets to see how the Trumpian proposals will affect us in our daily lives. Planning on going to college? […]