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Melissa J. Rivas commented on Veronica Porras's blog post Britney Spears, the queen of pop & novelist
"Preach! Nobody understands my love for her! Haha. I hate the X Factor but watch because she's there.:)"
Nov 7, 2012
Melissa J. Rivas's event was featured

Be YOUnique (EPTX) at Latinitas El Paso Headquarters

November 3, 2012 from 10am to 1pm
To combat photoshopping trends in teen magazines and to promote a healthy body image among local girls, Latinitas is hosting a full day workshop on media literacy and self-esteem. Pre-teen and teen girls are invited to join us for a day of girl power to encourage girls to build confidence, foster a positive body image, learn about media literacy, discover ways to express themselves and embrace their inner and outer beauty. The event features inspirational guest speakers and hands-on workshops…See More
Oct 23, 2012
Melissa J. Rivas updated an event

Be YOUnique (EPTX) at Latinitas El Paso Headquarters

November 3, 2012 from 10am to 1pm
To combat photoshopping trends in teen magazines and to promote a healthy body image among local girls, Latinitas is hosting a full day workshop on media literacy and self-esteem. Pre-teen and teen girls are invited to join us for a day of girl power to encourage girls to build confidence, foster a positive body image, learn about media literacy, discover ways to express themselves and embrace their inner and outer beauty. The event features inspirational guest speakers and hands-on workshops…See More
Oct 23, 2012
Laura Werthmann is attending Melissa J. Rivas's event

Art Mural Project (EPTX) at Loft Light Studio

October 20, 2012 from 10am to 1pm
Latinitas member are invited to join us for a special mural project in partnership with Urban Artfitters. Girls are invited to volunteer to help in designing and painting a mural in downtown El Paso, TX as part of this downtown beautification and revitalization project. Girls are asked to bring clothing that they don't mind getting paint on and that is appropriate for the weather as well as a water bottle.  If you would like more information about joining us for this service project, please…See More
Oct 20, 2012
Melissa J. Rivas posted an event

Aim High Conference at El Paso Main Public Library

November 17, 2012 from 10am to 2pm
For girls ages 10 and up The Aim High Conference is geared toward encouraging pre-teen and teen girls to aim high by setting high goals for themselves, achieving in academic realms and exploring professional opportunities for their future success. Girls are invited to explore their future careers at the Aim High Conference hosted by Latinitas and the American Association of University Women. The event will take place at the Main Public Library (501 N. Oregon) on Saturday, November 17th from…See More
Oct 18, 2012
Victoria Servin is attending Melissa J. Rivas's event

Hispanic Heritage Month Blog-a-thon & Social Media Campaign at Your Computer

October 7, 2012 at 12am to October 13, 2012 at 12am
Hey Latinitas!  Share your cultural pride during Hispanic Heritage Month. We are kicking off a blog-a-thon and social media campaign to promote cultural pride, celebrate Latina power, highlight powerful Latina leaders and motive young Latinas. During the week of October 7th through October 13th, we are inviting guest bloggers to blog on a specific question daily.BLOG-A-THON TOPICS:Sunday 10/7/2012 - Why are you proud to be a Latinita?Monday 10/8/2012 - Why do you think Latinas make strong…See More
Oct 12, 2012
Alicia is attending Melissa J. Rivas's event

Art Mural Project (EPTX) at Loft Light Studio

October 20, 2012 from 10am to 1pm
Latinitas member are invited to join us for a special mural project in partnership with Urban Artfitters. Girls are invited to volunteer to help in designing and painting a mural in downtown El Paso, TX as part of this downtown beautification and revitalization project. Girls are asked to bring clothing that they don't mind getting paint on and that is appropriate for the weather as well as a water bottle.  If you would like more information about joining us for this service project, please…See More
Oct 9, 2012
Alicia is attending Melissa J. Rivas's event

Be YOUnique at Latinitas El Paso Headquarters

November 3, 2012 from 9:30am to 1pm
To combat photoshopping trends in teen magazines and to promote a healthy body image among local girls, Latinitas is hosting a full day workshop on media literacy and self-esteem. Pre-teen and teen girls are invited to join us for a day of girl power to encourage girls to build confidence, foster a positive body image, learn about media literacy, discover ways to express themselves and embrace their inner and outer beauty. The event features inspirational guest speakers and hands-on workshops…See More
Oct 9, 2012
Melissa J. Rivas's event was featured

Art Mural Project (EPTX) at Loft Light Studio

October 20, 2012 from 10am to 1pm
Latinitas member are invited to join us for a special mural project in partnership with Urban Artfitters. Girls are invited to volunteer to help in designing and painting a mural in downtown El Paso, TX as part of this downtown beautification and revitalization project. Girls are asked to bring clothing that they don't mind getting paint on and that is appropriate for the weather as well as a water bottle.  If you would like more information about joining us for this service project, please…See More
Oct 9, 2012
Melissa J. Rivas posted an event

Art Mural Project (EPTX) at Loft Light Studio

October 20, 2012 from 10am to 1pm
Latinitas member are invited to join us for a special mural project in partnership with Urban Artfitters. Girls are invited to volunteer to help in designing and painting a mural in downtown El Paso, TX as part of this downtown beautification and revitalization project. Girls are asked to bring clothing that they don't mind getting paint on and that is appropriate for the weather as well as a water bottle.  If you would like more information about joining us for this service project, please…See More
Oct 9, 2012
Melissa J. Rivas posted an event

Be YOUnique at Latinitas El Paso Headquarters

November 3, 2012 from 9:30am to 1pm
To combat photoshopping trends in teen magazines and to promote a healthy body image among local girls, Latinitas is hosting a full day workshop on media literacy and self-esteem. Pre-teen and teen girls are invited to join us for a day of girl power to encourage girls to build confidence, foster a positive body image, learn about media literacy, discover ways to express themselves and embrace their inner and outer beauty. The event features inspirational guest speakers and hands-on workshops…See More
Oct 8, 2012
Alicia is attending Melissa J. Rivas's event

Hispanic Heritage Month Blog-a-thon & Social Media Campaign at Your Computer

October 7, 2012 at 12am to October 13, 2012 at 12am
Hey Latinitas!  Share your cultural pride during Hispanic Heritage Month. We are kicking off a blog-a-thon and social media campaign to promote cultural pride, celebrate Latina power, highlight powerful Latina leaders and motive young Latinas. During the week of October 7th through October 13th, we are inviting guest bloggers to blog on a specific question daily.BLOG-A-THON TOPICS:Sunday 10/7/2012 - Why are you proud to be a Latinita?Monday 10/8/2012 - Why do you think Latinas make strong…See More
Oct 5, 2012
Melissa J. Rivas's 2 events were featured
Oct 4, 2012
Melissa J. Rivas posted events
Oct 4, 2012
Veronica Porras commented on Melissa J. Rivas's blog post When hard work pays off
"Melissa, I'm proud of you. Studying is hard. I too am having a hard time. Honestly, I think I'm slacking off more than you but I'll get back in track. I hope you didn't get any stress dreams. Those are the worst! Ronnie"
Oct 1, 2012
Melissa J. Rivas's blog post was featured

When hard work pays off

Tests...Ugh.Why must they be worth so much of your grade?!Talk about stress!I am always dedicated to getting good grades but man that takes some good dedication.  This past week I've had four major assignments/test that are worth a good chunk of my grade in each of my classes.  That means procrastination was not an option, only commitment to studying was allowed but that is easier said than done.  Each test was completely different from each other meaning my habits had to be different each…See More
Oct 1, 2012

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How did you hear about Latinitas?
I heard about this organization through my mom and the Career Center at UTEP.
What is your favorite color?
purple
What is your favorite type of music?
I love listening to everything.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?
The Notebook, Mean Girls, Easy A, Sleepless in Seattle
What is your favorite book or magazine?
Harry Potter series, Twilight Series
What is your favorite hobby or what do you do for fun?
Dancing!!

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When hard work pays off

Posted on October 1, 2012 at 1:35pm 1 Comment

Tests...

Ugh.

Why must they be worth so much of your grade?!

Talk about stress!

I am always dedicated to getting good grades but man that takes some good dedication.  This past week I've had four major assignments/test that are worth a good chunk of my grade in each of my classes.  That means procrastination was not an option, only commitment to studying was allowed but that is easier said than done.  Each test was completely different from…

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