Why men of color need to do more than work hard

NewsTaco December 26, 2016

*Hard work is not enough, men of color need to be at the right place at the right time: “They need others to give them access to opportunities.” VL By […]

Teachers should not assign homework during winter break

NewsTaco December 16, 2016

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

NewsTaco December 8, 2016

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 […]

The Spanish Lesson I Never Got at School

NewsTaco November 30, 2016

*This is a terrific and needed read, especially in light of the post-election attempts to launch a new “political correctness” where bilingualism is seen as detrimental to national unity. It’s […]

Who are the non-readers of America?


*Sadly, it’s Latinos. I’m not sure who or what the “Tree Hugger” publication is – but I’ve known to hug a tree or two in my life and I suppose […]

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 […]