role models

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

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...

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...