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Being Latino contributors consists of individuals and partner organizations. They join us in our goal of providing our audience with a communication platform designed to educate, entertain and connect all peoples across the global Latino spectrum. Together we aim to break down barriers and foster unity and empowerment through informative, thought-provoking dialogue and exchanging of ideas. Giving a unified voice to the multitude of communities that identify with the multidimensional culture that is Latino.

How working out makes us feel

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We all see these girls or guys on television with “perfect” bodies and we want to imitate them.  Some people go extremes like getting liposuction or Botox.  Honestly it’s  easy to fall into that mentality because we love to look perfect in order to impress that hot guy or girl we are dating or to impress Read More

La Ley is back after a 10 year hiatus

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The rumors about a return for the two-time Latin Grammy Award-winning rock band La Ley are true, they are back.  Almost 10 years since they called it quits, the Chilean trio of Beto Cuevas, Pedro Furgone, and Mauricio Claveria are back together and touring.  La Ley recently kicked off “Retour” with shows in California. “It Read More

Who’s on your top 25 Latinos in entertainment list

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The problem with a Top 25 list of notable Latinos in the entertainment industry is that many of us might disagree with those who were chosen. We go through each selection and, in our mind, determine if that person deserves to be on that list at all. Even though the Top 25 list has been Read More

Another Facebook Fool

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If you like to tally up the idiocy posted on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter- you can add one more. On October 9th, Luis Martin Rocha Perez posted a few shocking images to his Facebook page. The pictures are of Rocha Perez, who is holding a gun to the head of a child. Yes, Read More

Dropout rates are declining

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“The Hispanic dropout rate reached a record low of 14 percent in 2013, compared with 32 percent in 2000”, as indicated in an NBC Latino article. It is 2014 and times have changed, students realize the only way to success relies solely on themselves. Students of this generation seem more mature than previous generations. Today’s Read More

Flawed polling in Georgia

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With elections right around the corner, plenty of people are looking to the polls to see the projected outcomes. These polls can be crucial to determining the path an area will take. Polls are also important to watch to see what areas will be red or blue. Problems with polls arise when they do not Read More

Barbie: The plastic religion

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Have Argentinian artists gone too far with an art exhibit dedicated to religious figures? Emiliano Paolini and Marianela Perelli are two artists from Argentina who have an exhibit called “Barbie:The Plastic Religion”. It is a controversial exhibit which depicts Barbie fashion dolls as religious figures such as the Virgin Mary and Ken as a crucified Read More

Wilmer Valderrama talks Latino politics

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There are countless Latino celebs who are using their fame in order to reach millions of other Latinos in our nation during trying times. Celebrities can be voices for Latinos in ways that many of us can’t express as one person. If one celebrity has the same passion as we do, it is easier to Read More

Schools banning skin-tight pants

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Ok, you read that right…schools are banning skin tight pants. Not only because they are tight, but because they are distracting the male teachers and the boys. Seriously!? Since when was that the main reason to tell our girls not to wear something to school. Let me give you the lowdown across the nation, because Read More

Accepting Gays and Lesbians in the Catholic Church

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In the 2,000 years since the Catholic Church was created, a lot has changed with the ideas and thoughts people have. One of the major issues within the Catholic Church was the acceptance of gays and lesbians. With acceptance becoming the social norm, the church had a hard time standing their ground on the issue. Read More