University drops in value rankings, students agree

By Ryan Queler/For La Voz Latina Tuition increases and the rising school fees have students wondering the value of their education. Among students, it has not gone unnoticed that the University of Maryland has dropped to ninth among the “best...

Most English-speaking Latinos are bilingual, survey finds

by Mauricio Rivera A majority of U.S. Latinos who speak English are bilingual, according to a Pew Hispanic Center survey. Among Latinos who speak English, 59 percent are bilingual, according a 2013 national survey of Latinos. According to the findings,...

Panel brings the future of Cuban-American relationships to focus

By Mauricio Rivera The Latin American Studies Center and the U.S. Latina/o Studies Program hosted “Cuba and Cuba-America”, a panel on changes in relations between the United States and Cuba at the Art Gallery in the Art-Sociology building. With the...

Why many Salvadorans live in Maryland and D.C.

By Mauricio Rivera Lionel Messi and the Argentina national soccer team came to Washington D.C. last month, to play the Salvadoran national soccer team in an international friendly at FedEx Field. But why would a team ranked second internationally compete...

Local News

New student organization seeks to extend its reach beyond campus

by - December 10, 2014

Ben Harris/For La Voz Latina El Sol is the newest Latino organization at this university...

National News

I’m Cuban-American and Conflicted on Cuba-U.S. Relations

by - March 27, 2015

I have spent much of my adult life deflecting questions about U.S.-Cuba relations. I am...