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Laura Donnelly's Blog – October 2012 Archive (3)

Austin City Limits Not so Latino

Latinitas has the wonderful privilege each year to engage in the national music festival called Austin City Limits, that takes place annually here where Latinitas was founded.  It's an amazing opportunity for our young journalists to cover one of the most widely attended music events, nationally.  Each year,the festival seeks out some of the most exciting and inspiring up and coming contemporary Latino band or musician that almost systematically blows the crowd away. For multiple years…


Added by Laura Donnelly on October 25, 2012 at 2:04pm — No Comments

I cannot write (*by hand anymore)

I'm a champion typist. Maybe close to 80-90 words a minute at my pique. (We had typing class when I was in highschool - on TYPEWRITERS!) Well, good typing means nothing when you return to the world of written correspondence. I'm writing a few thank you notes and it looks like a (no offense Latinitas) a 5th grader wrote them.  I am writing executives at big companies and I can't even stay even.  I used to love my handwriting that evolved from…


Added by Laura Donnelly on October 18, 2012 at 3:42pm — 3 Comments

Our Democracy Demands An Educated Citizenry

Was at the Texas Tribune Festival last week (Sept 21-23), a 3 day event at the University of Texas at Austin where dozens of politicians and other government types get together to talk about Texas' present and future.  I sat in on two panels, one with the Big 5, as I'll put it - Chancellors of the 5 biggest university systems in Texas (UT, Texas State, A&M, Baylor and U of Houston) were present and the 2nd panel were presidents and education professionals from South Texas colleges.  The…


Added by Laura Donnelly on October 2, 2012 at 12:26pm — No Comments




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