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Latino designer makes blue-collar workwear chic

Latino designer makes blue-collar workwear chic

By Ruth Munoz The Venture Growing up on a ranch in South Texas inspired designer Shayne Salinas to draw on the durable and functional workwear of his childhood to create kooTH, his latest clothing line. “I package every order individually, including a personalized thank you note,” says Shayne Salinas, an up and coming Houston Fashion

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Latino Art professor shares his passion with Savannah design students

By John Newton La Voz Latina Like all great college professors, Ruben Salinas, is passionate about his work and he enjoys sharing his unique ideas about art with the students he teaches at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). Salinas is also proud of his Latino heritage and in September he shared that

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Newspaper editors still use ‘illegal immigrants’ after AP drops term

By Claudia Miranda The Venture While the Associated Press may have stopped using “illegal immigrants” in their stories, many publications in the country continue to struggle with the terminology. The AP’s change was made in April 2013. In 2012, according to the U.S Census Bureau, individuals with Hispanic or Latino heritage now make up 16

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For Latinos good health starts at home

By Lea Thompson La Prensa SAN ANTONIO — Latino health is affected by factors like food, genetics and lifestyle. Unfortunately, the combination of traditional cultural dishes found at home and increasingly sedentary lifestyle in America make Hispanic popula­tions more vulnerable to serious diseases like diabetes. In 2013, The City of San Anto­nio Metropolitan Health District

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A Voice for Migrant Students

By Victoria Rossi La Voz de Austin It was a familiar conversation, as routine as her family’s yearly drive from Texas to California and back again. Each October, Luz Hinojosa sat quietly by her parents as her teachers tried to stop her from taking their class. Recently arrived from California, Hinojosa wasn’t just starting school

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