Turnstyle on Wednesday, Jun. 22nd
Latinos and college completion; a sophomore camps out in NYU library; getting an “Americanized” name legally changed.
From The Texas Tribune: Latinos Lag in College Completion
Only 16 percent of Latino adults have an associate’s degree or higher — compared to 33 percent of the total working-aged population in Texas.
From UALR in Little Rock: Desegregation Funding Can Continue For Now
Desegregation money for three central Arkansas school districts won’t be immediately cut off as planned.
From MPR.org’s Campus Beat: Living In A College Library-Desparation Or A Stunt?
New York University rising sophomore Taylor Myers recently spent five days in the library and made a student movie about it.
From KUNM in Santa Fe: A Conversation with Breaking Bad’s R.J. Mitte
KUNM’s Jim Williams sat down to talk with Mitte, who plays Walter White Jr. on “Breaking Bad”. The 18-year-old Mitte (and his character) have cerebral palsy, and many of the show’s fans are expressing their gratitude for his work.
From WAMU.org’s DCentric: When Names Are Americanized
Dropping or changing an “Americanized” name in further of an ethnic birth name can be complicated.