Archive for October 13th, 2010

October 13, 2010

13th Annual Latino Family & Book Festival

by Rolando Ortiz

Thirteen years ago, Edward James Olmos came up with the idea for the Latino Family and Book Festival. One of the reasons for starting this festival was to promote literacy and learning in the Latino community. He wanted to provide a place for Latino authors to collaborate and share their ideas with the Latino community. This year the festival was held at California State University Los Angeles.

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October 13, 2010

Dating: Macho or Chivalrous

by Keyla Elizabeth Cedano

Months ago a friend and I were having a conversation about love, relationships and everything in between when she pointed out, “Keyla, if you don’t date how can you expect to get into a relationship?” She was right. I have never been a fan of the dating world, especially given I have dubbed myself  rather “awkward and weird over-analytic” when it comes to understanding its intricacies. Nevertheless, days later I declared myself ready to enter the dating world and straddled myself with my dad’s teachings as ground rules to help in the process. I accepted a number of invitations from a variety of men including, “White,” “Latino,” and “Black.” Although it sounds stereotypical, there was indeed a noticeable difference between the men of ethnicities.

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October 13, 2010

First 3 Chilean Miners Rescued! (Video)

October 13, 2010

9 Multimedia Reports on Immigration Reform You Can’t Miss

by Carlos Macías

The push for and against immigration reform in the United States is not ebbing. However, multimedia journalists keep documenting the struggle from both sides of the debate. These reports encompass titanic efforts to keep an honest account of how America deals with the future of more than 11 million undocumented immigrants and its inevitable transformation. Let’s take a look of 9 multimedia projects that stand out for their depth, breath and creativity:

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