Latin@ high school students are rising to protest hateful SB 4 law in Texas.

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 […]

White flight is creating a separate and unequal system of higher education

NewsTaco December 8, 2016

*Fascinating! There’s a two-tiered system of higher education that is self-perpetuating and growing wider. Make sure to share this. VL By Anthony P. Carnevale, Washington Post (5 minute read) In the […]

Top 100 colleges and Universities for Latinos

NewsTaco December 1, 2016

*Check it out. My alma mater ranked 8th in the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded to Latinos. Where does yours rank?  VL By Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education  Each year […]

Meet the Only Latino to Receive a Prestigious Rhodes Scholarship This Year

NewsTaco November 22, 2016

*Fantastic! More than 800 students competed for 32 slots. VL By Yara Simón, Remezcla (1.5 minute read) With 882 applicants going up for one of 32 coveted slots, the Rhodes […]

Stop expecting academia to love you

NewsTaco October 31, 2016

*Ray Salazar says the professor needs to apologize to Tiffany Martinez, but she should apologize to hersellf as well for not “recognizing their academic self-worth.” Think he’s right? VL By […]

Closed Doors: Black and Latino Students Are Excluded from Top Public Universities

NewsTaco October 14, 2016

  By Elizabeth Baylor, Center for American Progress (12.5 minute read) In the fall of 2014, 297,000 African American and Latino students enrolled in America’s top public research universities. While access […]

Civil rights groups ask the Department of Education to track education loans for students of color

NewsTaco September 16, 2016

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Apparently the federal government doesn’t for ask the race or ethnicity of student borrowers, so there’s no way to track how students of color are affected […]