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Failing to finish school

NYC Reports Low Grad Rates For Mexican Youth

By Victoria  Cepeda According to today’s NYTimes.com article “Now Arriving: In New York, Mexicans Lag in Education” despite making up for the largest Hispanic population in the city, Mexicans lag in education with severe high school drop out rate and low college enrollment. The reasons cited in the article for this concerning trend are the old too […]

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The Debate Over The Obama Administration’s Deportation Policy

By Victoria Cepeda The debate is on whether the Obama administration’s illegal immigration deportation policy is harsher than that of the Bush administration. So far, over 1 million illegal immigrants have been deported in the past 2.5 years. A palliative initiative, to what some believe to be the government’s harsh deportation tactics, was introduced in August allowing young […]

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obesity

To Solve Obesity Problem, We Need To Start With The Children

I bet you’re thinking to yourself — enough already with the obesity topic! Well, there’s a reason I harp so much about obesity; it’s because, despite all that’s been written about obesity and its consequences, it’s getting worse. Obesity threatens not only our personal health, but the health of our society. The consequences of obesity […]

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