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Mike Torrez and His Athletic Career: Not Sufficiently “Mexicano”?

By Jorge Iber, PhD

Texas Tech University

In my first two posts for this blog, the intention was to introduce the readers to the significance of the role of Latinos/as in US sports history, and then, to provide but one example of an individual whose life and career (Coach E.C. 1,139 more words


New TV Show: “Cristela”


Be prepared to be amused by a new American sitcom, every Friday at 7:30 PM on ABC (channel 8), called “Cristela” that will unleash your laughter through jokes that can connect back to your roots. 889 more words


“Yo no soy mexicano. Yo no soy gringo. Yo no soy chicano. No soy gringo en USA y mexicano en Mexico. Soy chicano en todas partes.

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Cristela is revolutionary yet relatable

Original article, written by yours truly for WUSTL Student Life. 

ABC’s new sitcom slays stereotypes with a smile

The pilot for “Cristela,” ABC’s new female-focused comedy, opens with aspiring lawyer Cristela (Cristela Alonzo) telling her mother (Terri Hoyos) that she will be interviewing for an internship at a law firm. 566 more words


Live Audio Reading: Yo No Soy Una Albóndiga

This past week, I had the opportunity to perform at the Boundless Tales Reading Series in New York. Here is the audio for one of the essays I read that night. 37 more words

Mexcio Querido

My mom and dad were born in Mexico. I thank the heavens! I don’t think I’d be as happy as I am today if I weren’t Mexican, Mexican American. 742 more words

Review: "Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe" by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Title: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Genre: Young Adult, Fiction
My Rating: 4/5
Source: Book Giveaway courtesy of… 1,427 more words