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Latinitas Intern's Blog – January 2015 Archive (5)

Latinitas Speak Out Against Media

Dear Magazine Editor;

I think you should stop because people may not feel good about themselves. They may think they are not pretty enough to be without makeup or photoshop. They may be sad to see themselves look different from what they naturally look like. We honestly believe that they should stop photoshop because they should be able to be themselves. Honestly if girls are going to be photoshoped I think boys should be too. ~Celeste and Desiree

 

Dear…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on January 26, 2015 at 11:55am — 1 Comment

Combating the Cycle of Cyberbullying- Kristina Kenney

Many times a child being bullied is like a duck floating along a pond as predators swim below. They struggle to appear calm and unruffled on the surface, but below where no one can see they are paddling like mad, consumed with fear.

 

Bullying is not as rare an occurrence in the contemporary world as it was 20 or 30 years ago. The growing diversity among schoolchildren today as well as the emergence of new digital social venues are two large examples of why this is true. The…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on January 26, 2015 at 11:53am — No Comments

Be YOUnique

   Every girl is made differently! Nobody is perfect, embrace your flaws, they are what makes you beautiful. Every girl has bad days where we don't feel too good about ourselves but the important thing to remember is who we are and to stay true to ourselves. You are beautiful. You are smart. Avoid the negativity and rise above it. A beautiful personality is more attractive than anything you can buy at the store! - Kristin

Don't listen to the bad things other people tell you. You tell…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on January 24, 2015 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Guest Blog: Mexican American Studies Program Goes to Court

MEXICAN AMERICAN STUDIES PROGRAM GOES TO COURT

Guest Blog by Cemelli de Atzlan 

On Monday, January 12, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals 9th Circuit Court will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit regarding the elimination of Mexican American Studies in Arizona’s Tuscon Unified School District.  The plaintiffs, including Tuscon teachers and students state that the elimination of Mexican American Studies in public…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on January 10, 2015 at 11:09pm — No Comments

Take Care of Texas Art Contest

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Added by Latinitas Intern on January 8, 2015 at 8:18pm — No Comments


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