It’s Time to Take Down Statues of Conquistadors

It’s Time to Take Down Statues of Conquistadors

Victor Landa October 3, 2017

In 2006, the city of El Paso financed the construction of a 36-foot statue of the infamous Spanish conquistador Don Juan de Oñate riding his horse into battle. For some […]

Who Really is a Journalist?

NewsTaco September 4, 2015

By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco I was not going to weigh into the debate between Jorge Ramos and Ruben Navarette but the situation was just too good to let pass.  […]

English Language Latino Media Heats Up

Mary Mata February 8, 2012

By Tomás Custer, With the recent announcement that another Spanish-language TV network is launching (MundoFox). I thought it pertinent to take a look at the other side of the coin, […]

Latino Civil Rights Figures: Rubén Salazar

Mary Mata January 9, 2012

Rubén Salazar was born in 1928 in Ciudad Juárez,, Mexico. Through his journalism career in El Paso and later Los Angeles, Salazar became the first Mexican-American to cover the Chicano community […]

Maria Cardona Joins CNN As 2012 Political Contributor

Mary Mata October 6, 2011

Today CNN announced that Democratic strategist Maria Cardona has joined the the network for the 2012 election season, according to Sam Feist, CNN senior vice president and Washington bureau chief. […]

Feliz Cumpleaños NewsTaco

NewsTaco October 3, 2011

The most exhilarating and terrifying thing about doing something like NewsTaco is that there are no instructions. It wouldn’t have mattered because we’re not the type to read instructions — […]

Cultural Competency, New Media Vital To Young Latino Success

Mary Mata September 28, 2011

Every year I endeavor to advance the capabilities of a strategic sector of undergraduate students by providing leadership training, exposure to new Latino-based research findings and a multidimensional model for […]