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Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Young Latinas Are Starved For Role Models

By Laura Donnelly Gonzalez, co-founder Latinitas We know the archetype of the anti-hero of literature, the “anti-Christs” in horror cinema. Now, a new literal icon saturates American pop culture and soon, the American lexicon: the Anti-Role Model. I’m going to focus on the female gender anti-role models riddling the airwaves with banality, uselessness, excessive wealth and

Monday, December 19th, 2011

An Ex-Secret Agent With An Impeccable Career

He’s had the responsibility of guarding four presidents, two ex-presidents, and a vice-president, along with various international figures.  Through 22 years in the ranks of the Secret Service, Anthony M. Chapa, better known as Tony Chapa, is retiring...

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Bien Hecho: Margarita Muñiz, Pioneer In Boston Bilingual Education

Margarita Muñiz was a devoted educator with a mission, making bilingual learning her top priority. After teaching ESL in the Boston area for several years, Muñiz became the founding principal of Rafael Hernández Two-Way Bilingual School in...

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Steven Martínez: One Of The Highest Ranking Latinos In The FBI

It’s been 24 years since Steven Martínez joined the ranks of the FBI. Since then, his career has been exceptional, gaining recognition as he leaves his mark on each task that he is entrusted with. Martínez  is, proudly,...

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Can You Name 5 Famous Latinos Who Aren’t Celebrities?

By Dustin Mendus An event that I am planning for next week as part of a Latino student group of which I am academic chair is something that wouldn’t seem complicated or grandiose — but is proving...