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Feminism, what is it to you?

Posted on May 3, 2010 at 8:53am 1 Comment

Just by entering the word Feminism on You tube one day I got an array of videos and comments. People saying that women need to stay in the kitchen, that women are only good for sex, and that feminists are destroying masculinity. Now, I have only been studying feminism and feminist theory one semester but none of these things are ever mentioned in my women studies courses. In fact, my women studies teachers are the only one's that encourage you voice your own opinion whether the teacher agrees… Continue

Outraged! At Immigration Law

Posted on April 30, 2010 at 9:04am 3 Comments

United States is a land of immigrants. The only native people to this country are the Native Americans and we have even managed to put them in reservations and they are more like outsiders than natives. What type of country are we creating? A country where I can be stopped because I look hispanic (well duh! I am mexican)and if i don't carry a birth certificate i can be arrested and probably deported. It seems like we are going backwards! What happened to civil rights? Or better yet, what… Continue

Latinitas Las Cruces

Posted on April 19, 2010 at 8:01am 2 Comments

This past Saturday April 17 I started my own Latinitas Club in Las Cruces, it was a hit! We had 4 girls-- Nevaeh, Kayla, Andrea and Kiana. Andrea and Kiana were late but we still had fun introducing ourselves and showing off the awesome pictures my girls took. I am very excited and hopefully we get a lot more girls. Nevaeh and Kayla even helped me recruit girls at Apodaca park later that day. We even had a daycare coordinator ask if I could do a presentation at her daycare to her after school… Continue

Duranguense Sub-culture in El Paso Part 1

Posted on April 12, 2010 at 8:48am 2 Comments

This weekend me and my family were invited to two quinceaneras.Both my old friends of the family and I was excited to see kids all grown up. One of them was at a Church hall on the Lower Valley which was very much like any quince I had seen. The second one I went to was so different to what I was used to that i was freaking out. it was a quince... Duranguense Style! You might be wondering, what is that? So here's the scoop on the Duranguense culture!

As you can see by the… Continue

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At 11:49am on February 23, 2010, Rosana Lopez gave Miriam a gift
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Hello again! Welcome to Latinitas =)




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