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Mexican-Americans at Higher Risk for Liver Cancer

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A study out of UCLA finds Mexican Americans to be more at risk for liver cancer than those living in Mexico. 168 more words


Latinx at Texas State

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month!! I am Robertta, and over the next few months, I will be sharing my involvement with Latinx student organizations at Texas State University.

Student Organizations

How To Be A Badass Chicana in 5 Easy Steps

So the thing that most non Hispanic/Latino people associate Chicana women with is the pin up style. It’s a beautiful style that Chicanos started in the 1940s, but it seems to be the only style that we’re solely recognized for. 1,216 more words


Book Review & Giveaway: Life Long by Ronald L. Ruiz

Book Title: Life Long by Ronald L. Ruiz
Category: Adult Fiction, 268 pages
Genre: Literary Fiction
Publisher: Amika Press
Release date: June 9, 2017
Tour dates: Sept 18 to Oct 6, 2017… 606 more words


140 Caramelo

by Sandra Cisneros, 2002

I know I’ve said it before, that sweeping, multi-generational narratives is an odd literary niche to love, but it’s one I can’t get enough of. 668 more words



It was a cold, gray morning; Pablo’s eyes were bleary and his brain was foggy.  He slumped against the passenger-side window of the family car as his dad drove him to school.  1,817 more words


Wooden Spoons

I read an article recently that outlined which things should be regularly tossed and replaced in your kitchen. Among the list unsurprisingly were; sponges, dish rags, plastic tupperware. 339 more words