Posts tagged "English-only"

Español is the new recruiting tool for colleges and universities

Several colleges and universities have a new recruiting tool to reach Hispanic students and their families. This includes translating their Web sites into Spanish and offering recruitment sessions or financial aid information en español. Bryn Mawr College, a liberal arts college near Philadelphia, recently launched a Spanish-language version of its Web site, according to an... Read more »

Some English-only advocates can't spell

If you’re going to support English-only laws, you should know one thing. Spelling. A friend of mine recently sent me this link to Dribbleglass with these photos and more of English-only advocates and anti-immigrant demonstrators. Check out all the spelling errors. I can’t decide if this is funny or scary. One thing is certain. Language... Read more »

What's wrong with speaking Spanish?

People are getting into trouble for speaking Spanish these days. At a hotel in New Mexico (of all places) the owner, Larry Whitten, ordered his employees to stop speaking Spanish and to Anglicize their names. And the owner fired some employees who refused to conform to his rules, according to an Associated Press story. And... Read more »