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October 2008 Blog Posts (5)

When I hear feminism

When I hear feminism....

I think of the millions of women fighting for the cause. I think of high heeled shoes standing ground on a decision. I think of ribbons and bows tied together for values. I think of miracles in soft scented hands. I think of lipstick and gloss floating in the air to speak up in the crowd. Arms raised, shoulders pushed back, standing tall and proud. When I hear feminism, it is the sound of pens to the paper, the clutter of heels on the pavement, wind blowing through… Continue

Added by Anna-Alizette on October 31, 2008 at 2:23pm — 1 Comment

Latinitas University--Who's It Gonna Be?

It's really hard to believe that next week we'll know who the next president will be. This is what a lot of people have been waiting for for four years, and a lot have been waiting eight.

Election time on a college campus makes things more exciting--idealistic (and jaded) youth are casting their first votes ever and officially establishing themselves as active citizens of the United States. Passionate students line the main malls, speakerphones and campaign signs in hand, urging… Continue

Added by Rachel T. on October 30, 2008 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Latinitas University--Hello, Thank You, and You're Welcome

Hello lovely Latinitas regulars! I'm a new blogger around here so I figured I should provide you with an introduction to me before I start blogging regularly.

Here are the basic facts:

My name is Rachel Taliaferro, and I'm a freshman at UT Austin hoping to major in magazine journalism. Home is in Mission, about five hours south of Austin, in an area known as the Valley (Why? I'm not sure. It isn't even a real valley. But whatever.).

Now on to something… Continue

Added by Rachel T. on October 23, 2008 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Latinitas Media Watch - Is Eva Longoria fat??

"Absolutely not!" was my first reaction when I read an article calling her fat. When did size 0 become fat? What is our world coming to when someone as petite as Eva is considered too big? After gaining seven pounds, Eva Longoria has been attacked for her full figure. Despite the negative media attention, she proudly displayed her curvier figure in the November issue of Allure.

She spoke out about the negative hype: "I stopped working out and gained about seven pounds over the… Continue

Added by Alicia on October 22, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

Latinitas Noticias- Hip Chicas: Are You Into Them?

Do HipChicas interest you?

Added by Latinitas on October 15, 2008 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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