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Vochitos, San Antonio car club helps needy with Thanksgiving dinners

Vochitos, San Antonio car club helps needy with Thanksgiving dinners

By Amanda Lozano La Prensa de San Antonio What was supposed to be a small act of kindness ended up growing into a legacy for a group of Volkswagen enthusiasts. Vochitos, a family oriented car club hosts Operation Tur­key, where the entire club donates an entire thanksgiving dinner — ham, turkey, the entire shebang —

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English without borders

By Whitney Palmeter El Nuevo Tennessean Every Thursday evening at Cherokee United Methodist Church in Johnson City, Tenn., an exchange takes place as different tongues learn to speak in one common language. Leading this conversation is Dr. Rosalind Gann, an East Tennessee State University professor and English as a Second Language advocate. The main goal

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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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