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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why Colleges in Appalachia Are Recruiting Latinos

NewsTaco September 15, 2016

*An interesting statistic in this piece, kinda geeky. But, six of the 10 states with the fastest-growing Hispanic populations in the country are in the Appalachian South. We’re everywhere. VL […]

Barefoot Triqui Indian Basketball Players Tour Los Angeles

Mary Mata December 19, 2013

By Sam Quiñones, A reporter’s Blog The barefoot Triqui Indian basketball team, from the mountains of Oaxaca, is in Los Angeles for a couple weeks. The team of 10 and […]

Insider’s Guide for Incoming Latino College Students

Mary Mata August 19, 2013

By Christine Killion and Samantha Madera, Al Día News You made it. You’ve struggled through twelve or more years of furious concentrating, reading until your eyes were sore, and scribbling until […]

Why STEM Education & Minority Achievement are Interlinked

Mary Mata January 2, 2013

By Hope Gillette, Voxxi Economists agree – science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education is critical to the future success of the United States. Yet even at the K-12 level, […]