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Entries by Samreen Hooda from 09/2012

Florida School Teachers Helped Students Cheat On State Exams, Investigation Reveals

Posted 09.05.2012 | Education

The state Department of Education's investigation into the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) found potential cheating at four Florida schoo...

Texas School ID Tracking Chips Protested By Parents And Students

Posted 09.05.2012 | Education

Student IDs in a few Texas schools now have tracking chips that will allow teachers and staff to know where students are at all times. Northside I...

Darlene, Public School Teacher, Reveals Night Job As Sex Dominatrix

Posted 09.06.2012 | Education

A California public school teacher has recently revealed her double life as a sex dominatrix in her new book. Darlene has been a school teacher at...

Unemployment Rates Highest Amongst Black And Latinos

Posted 09.10.2012 | Latino Voices

The latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report, shows that black and Latino unemployment remain critically elevated and may present a political cha...

Julián Castro Makes Spoof Video With Apple Siri (VIDEO)

Posted 09.10.2012 | Latino Voices

San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro shows a different side with this video after his rousing keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention. Sin...

Lack Of Paid Sick Days For Immigrant Caregivers Could Harm Economy

Posted 09.11.2012 | Latino Voices

In the United States, employers are not required by law to provide workers with paid sick days. As a result nearly 40 percent of the U.S. labor force ...

Charter School Options For Latinos Gain Attention Due To Chicago Teachers' Strike

Posted 09.12.2012 | Latino Voices

With Chicago public school teachers on strike, Latino families may be the hardest hit, as outside of the public school space, many Latino families tra...

Siri Now Makes Margaritas (VIDEO)

Posted 09.13.2012 | Latino Voices

While Siri enjoys the support of legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese, others are a bit less enthusiastic, confused perhaps. Does Siri like Zooey Desch...

Jennifer Lopez Partnering With NuvoTV, Takes Equity Stake In Cable Network

Posted 09.13.2012 | Latino Voices

Jennifer Lopez already has her own production company, Nuyorican Productions, and now the former "American idol" judge will also be part-owner of a ca...

Michael Jason Enriquez, Artist, Fuses Celebrity Mugshots With Vintage Crook Photos

Posted 09.13.2012 | Latino Voices

Artist Michael Jason Enriquez shows celebrity mugshots in a whole new light. Starting with the 'normal' mugshots of contemporary icons such as Lin...

Escuelas chárter, una opción para la comunidad latina

Posted 09.14.2012 | Voces

La huelga de los maestros de las escuelas públicas de Chicago ha tenido un efecto desfavorable sobre niños de bajos recursos, en particular sobre la...

Juanes Will Manage Newspaper, El Tiempo, For A Day, Shakira And Miguel Bose Appearing As Guest Columnists

Posted 09.14.2012 | Latino Voices

For one special day, Colombian superstar Juanes is taking over his country's leading newspaper, El Tiempo, with fellow music stars Shakira and Miguel ...

Sofia Vergara Strips Down For Body Painting Session, Says She's Not A 'Serious' Actress Like Penelope Cruz (VIDEO)

Posted 09.14.2012 | Latino Voices

Apparently acting on the silver screen in a comedy gig isn't a serious acting job, even if you're the world's highest paid television actress . Sof...

Photos Emerge Of A Young, Masked Banksy Painting A Mural In Mexico (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.18.2012 | Latino Voices

The book "Freedom Through Football" features the first ever confirmed photos of the extremely elusive Banksy painting one of his murals during a visit...

El Paso ISD Took Pictures Of Students Entering U.S. For School

Posted 09.19.2012 | Latino Voices

Four years ago, an unlikely group of men unofficially joined the retinue of U.S. Border Patrol agents and customs inspectors that carefully watched th...

Dating In The Age Of HIV: The Realities Behind HIV And Early Relationships (VIDEO)

Posted 09.19.2012 | Gay Voices

HIV and AIDS have historically had a negative stigma attached to them, and when it comes to dating individuals who are HIV positive, there are still t...

A Romney-Netanyahu Alliance? Is Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu On Team Romney? (VIDEO)

Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has grown increasingly critical of the Obama administration, leading at least one Israeli opposition leader ...

Verbal Victor: Inventor Of App To Talk With His Disabled Son Finds App Helping People All Over The World (VIDEO)

Posted 09.21.2012 | Latino Voices

According to a Kaiser Family Foundation research on Medicaid (PDF), the reasons immigrant families have poor access to technological advancements in h...

Kennedy Center Honors Criticized For Not Recognizing Latino Artists

Posted 09.21.2012 | Latino Voices

This year five more artists will receive the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors, and once again no Latino artists will be among the awardees. In fact ...

Guatemalan Transgender Woman Lives Double Life, As A Male Schoolteacher And Female Prostitute (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.21.2012 | Latino Voices

GUATEMALA CITY -- Dressed as a man, the sixth-grade teacher leaves school and walks several blocks through a dangerous red-light district overrun with...

News Corp. Climate Change Coverage Is Misleading, Analysis Claims

Posted 09.25.2012 | Green

93 percent of Fox News' and 80 percent of the Wall Street Journal opinion pages' climate coverage is inaccurate and misleading according to an analysi...

Supercell Storm Photos By Camille Seaman Show The Beauty Behind The Rage (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.26.2012 | Green

Photographer Camille Seaman's collection entitled "The Big Cloud Series II," showcases elaborate supercell storm photos, capturing thunderstorms, torn...

Substance Abuse In The Military Now A Public Health Crisis (VIDEO)

Posted 09.27.2012 | World

HuffPost Live's Alicia Menendez explores why the Pentagon's methods for dealing with substance abuse aren't working and what soldiers need to help the...

Veteran Unemployment: IAVA, Vets Weigh In After Republicans Block $1 Billion Jobs Bill (VIDEO)

Posted 09.27.2012 | Impact

Senate Republicans blocked a bill Wednesday that would have provided a billion dollars towards helping veterans find work. The reason? They cited the ...

Male Pink Hooded Seals Seek Females With Wild Show Of Manliness (VIDEO)

Posted 09.27.2012 | Green

Amongst male hooded seals, pink is certainly the hot commodity. Male hooded seals demonstrate their availability and manliness to available females by...