daily dos: Latinos are largest minority group in college, Vicente Fernandez takes a spill and Mariah Carey beefs with Nicki Minaj?

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daily dos: Latinos are largest minority group in college, Vicente Fernandez takes a spill and Mariah Carey beefs with Nicki Minaj?

  • Latinos are now the largest minority group on college campuses, according to a report by the Pew Hispanic Center. There are two million Latino students enrolled in college, making them 16.5 percent of the total college population. Richard Fry of the Pew Hispanic Center: "These milestones signal something favorable is occurring."

    (image by drgandy via flickr)
  • Watch Vicente Fernandez get tackled by an overzealous fan during a concert in Colombia. In typical Chente fashion, the 72-year-old singer gets up, brushes himself off and continues the show.
  • It appears that The Avengers was just as fun behind the cameras as it was on the big screen in a leaked gag reel. The blockbuster superhero movie grossed more than $1 billion worldwide.
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  • Nicki Minaj will reportedly join Mariah Carey as a judge on American Idol and, according to TMZ, Mariah is not happy with the news. Mariah reportedly thought she was going to be the only female judge on the show, which is also rumored to be adding Enrique Iglesias as a judge.
  • Alabama schools will not be allowed to check the citizenship status of new students, after a federal appeals court blocked that provision of Alabama's controversial new immigration law. Police officers will still be allowed to check the immigration status of whoever they stop.

    (image by tncountryfan via flickr)
  • Controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been invited to speak at one of the events that comprises the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. Arpaio will speak during a private reception at the Lowry Park Zoo. Tom Morrissey of the Arizona Republican Party: "He’s wildly popular not just in Maricopa County but throughout the state and the country."
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  • After getting his Facebook page defaced by his little brother, a young man in Holland pranks his metalhead little brother by turning his bedroom into a Justin Bieber fan's paradise.
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