Archive | February, 2011

Arizona’s Population Collision with Latinos Leads to Silencing of Critics

By Christina Saenz and Sara Ines Calderon [Editor’s Note: This story was written jointly by NewsTaco’s Sara I Calderon and Pa’Lante Latino’s Christina Saenz; story can also be found at ] Carlos Galindo, a 51-year-old Latino in Arizona, was at the state senate building Wednesday when he was escorted from the building by Capitol police officials, told […]

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Hail to Our Writers: Reyna Grande

Written by Victoria Cepeda My alma mater, Montclair State University, is hosting its second Latino/a Caucus’ Annual Lecture Series this upcoming March 3rd. Their key speaker will be Reyna Grande who is the author of “Crossing Borders: An Author’s Journey Across a Hundred Mountains” (2006) for which she received an American Book Award in 2007 and El […]

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Why I Don’t Drink Soda.

by Efrain Nieves Soft drinks were never my cup of tea. Drinks like Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Mountain Dew have me power-walking towards the all natural juices section. Wondering what ingredients are in soda, I Googled “Why is Soda bad for you?” Just with the click of a mouse,  I confirmed that there is much more to soda […]

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