Archive for July 13th, 2011

July 13, 2011

Prince Royce to record first English language CD

Who would’ve thought that a bilingual bachata version of Ben E. King’s, Stand by Me, would be a hit? It was, and it helped young George Royce Rojas, or Prince Royce as he’s best known, rise to fame with a self-titled debut album that was certified double-platinum and earned him a Latin Grammy nomination.

Now the New York native will be recording his first English language CD, scheduled to be released in late 2011 with music that will “sound like pop with a little bit of Latino.”

Prince Royce at 2011 Latin Billboards

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July 13, 2011

How to: Spruce up a boring resume

If you look at your resume and think it’s boring, imagine what potential employers think. But don’t despair, check out this infographic on how to spruce up your resume, brought to you by Colorado Technical University.

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July 13, 2011

Summertime: child’s joy, parents sorrow

by Eileen Rivera

If you are a working parent, as I was, you can certainly confirm feeling like summer is a child’s joy and a parent’s sorrow. From March or April, you are searching options for your child during the summer months. Even when you are lucky, like I was, and had a couple of grandmothers willing to help out, you don’t really want your kid sitting in front of a television all day.

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July 13, 2011

Go north young Latin@s

by Orlando Rodriguez

The U.S. is splitting apart not just culturally, but also by age. The number of children in the North and Midwest is decreasing while the number of elderly is increasing. The North and Midwest are now net importers of retirees age 75+, while the South and West are net exporters.

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July 13, 2011

How many humans does it take to screw in a lightbulb

by Maitri Pamo

I have done what I have often criticized in others. Although my obstetrician assured me that I was finished with “natural” childbearing, she underestimated my fecundity. My happy accident resulted in the daughter I thought would be denied me after having two sons. The conundrum is that I feel strongly about population control. I justify two children per marriage and thought that with two, there was the possibility that we could adopt and give a child a home. However, Madelaine has effectively closed the quota. We are five – that is enough.

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