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Why is the Hispanic death rate lower?

Compared to non-Hispanic whites and blacks, Hispanic Americans are survivors.


The Case-Deaton study and its new update showed that the death rate is rising among non-Hispanic white Americans while it is falling among citizens of every other important industrial nation.   563 more words

Medicine And Health

Letras Femeninas

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : lETRAS fEMENINAS

From the JSTOR website for the journal:

“Letras Femeninas publishes critical and creative works providing extensive coverage of the scholarship in the literature and culture of Hispanic women writers.

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All American Girl

I promise the next posts will be lighter but in the meantime here’s another very personal essay (a format which is dying because of its narcissistic premise, don’t believe me? 1,347 more words


Sigma Delta Pi: Spreading love for the Spanish language at CMU

The Theta Theta chapter Sigma Delta Pi is the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society. This society was established in 1919 to honor those who study the Spanish language. 884 more words


¡My First Telenovela!

Hi Y’all! Recently I have watched my first true telenovela. If you’re unsure of what a telenovela is, it is basically a soap opera in Spanish. 142 more words


Book Review: The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Words exist only in theory. And then one ordinary day you run into a word that exists only in theory. And you meet it face to face.

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