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June 12, 2013
Latino students honored for achievements
Latino students honored for achievements

EMC photo by Tamara Tirado

More than 40 area Latino students were recognized for their academic achievements during the 18th-annual Ibero-American Gala and Hispanic Scholarships Recognition Awards held June 8 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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June 12, 2013
Dance event held to help migrants
Dance event held to help migrants

Katie Tyner first learned about migrant workers in school during discussions about the 1940s in social-studies class.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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May 15, 2013
Rally aims to boost girls' self-esteem
Rally aims to boost girls' self-esteem

There was barely a dry eye in the house as Glorimar Santiago danced with her father during the finale of last month's Latinas Unidas' ¡Soy Unica! ¡Soy Latina! rally.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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April 29, 2013
Art show to raise funds for school trip
Art show to raise funds for school trip

Members of the Student Leadership Congress will auction off artwork to help raise money for a Washington, D.C.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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April 17, 2013
Documentary highlights language barriers

More than 33 million people in the United States are from other countries, and 18 percent of the U.S. population doesn't speak English at home.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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April 17, 2013
Program helps change homeless students' lives

Kelly Colón plans to enlist in the U.S. Navy, but she doesn't know how to swim. Swimming is just one more obstacle she will overcome in her family's nomadic journey over the past few years.

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October 17, 2012
Police department hosts Hispanic Heritage event
Police department hosts Hispanic Heritage event

ROCHESTER -- Rochester Police Chief James Sheppard sat in the front row as second-graders from Enrico Fermi School No. 17 sang and danced in Spanish as part of a Hispanic Heritage celebration.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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August 16, 2012
Science gets real for students
Science gets real for students
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August 16, 2012
Program gets kids thinking about nutrition
Program gets kids thinking about nutrition

MARION -- Cesar Cruz crawled on the ground as his friends, Alex Ventura and Liz Carbajal, whispered and then shouted: "Feel the power. Feel, feel the power. Feel the Gatorade. Feel, feel the Gatorade."

The trio then presented their idea for an ad to promote being healthy and active as part of the summer program run by Cornell University students at Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission at St. Gregory Church on July 28.

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June 13, 2012
Students presented with scholarships
Students presented with scholarships

ROCHESTER -- Luis Rodríguez came to the United States from his native Puerto Rico as a fourth-grader who barely knew a word of English.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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