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Stepping-up the fight for immigrants

 06/21/2017 - 17:04
Abel Rodríguez, Cabrini University, Center on Immigration
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A Latino professor leads Philadelphia's first academic Center on Immigration issues.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:15pm
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With the Center on Immigration, Cabrini's goal is to become a regional leader in creating knowledge about issues that affect immigrant communities in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

La academia se une a la causa inmigrante

 06/21/2017 - 12:32
Abel Rodríguez, Cabrini University, Center on Immigration
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Un hispano es el director del primer Centro de Estudios sobre Inmigración de una universidad en la región. Desde Cabrini University, el profesor Abel Rodríguez piensa que este es el momento perfecto para que la academia aporte conocimiento científico que ilumine el debate sobre temas migratorios en Pensilvania y Estados Unidos.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:15pm
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El director del Centro de Estudios sobre Inmigración de Cabrini tiene el objetivo de convertirse en referencia regional sobre temas migratorios. Foto: Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

“Centroamérica es una especie de bomba atómica para Estados Unidos”

 06/15/2017 - 11:12
El presidente de Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, responde a la preguntas de Efe durante una entrevista hoy, miércoles 14 de junio 2017, en Miami, Florida (EE.UU.). 

Puertorriqueño crea juego para móviles simulando detener muro de Trump

 06/15/2017 - 05:41
Puerto Rican Prof. Carlos Marcial Torres, during an interview with EFE, in San Juan, Puerto Rico on June 14, 2017. EFE/JORGE MUÑIZ
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El profesor de cine y literatura Marcial Torres decidió crear la aplicación debido a la falta de apoyo económico que el Gobierno de Puerto Rico le otorga a los cineastas locales para la producción de proyectos cinematográficos.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 4:30am
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El profesor mexicano Carlos Marcial Torres espera que en Puerto Rico haya una revolución tecnológica para ampliar el conocimiento y producir otras aplicaciones.  EFE/JORGE MUÑIZ

[VIDEO] Así fue el primero de mayo en Philly, un día de convergencia social

 05/02/2017 - 16:52
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Cientos de personas salieron a las calles para protestar por diferentes motivos, pero todos terminaron abrazados bajo la misma bandera: la lucha por los derechos de los inmigrantes.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 4:30pm
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Cientos de personas salieron este primero de mayo a marchar en una jornada que se llamó "Day without inmigrants, black and brown bodies". Foto: Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.

[OP-ED]: ‘Sexual paranoia’ arrives on campus

 04/20/2017 - 08:21
Kipnis bends over backward to repeatedly and vehemently note that she is (a) a certified left-wing feminist and (b) absolute in her belief that women should be safe from harm on campus, at work and everywhere else.
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If Laura Kipnis thought she was under fire in 2015 after writing an essay for The Chronicle of Higher Education criticizing an emergent “sexual paranoia” on college campuses, then her new book will surely catapult her into public-enemy No. 1 status in the eyes of legions of angry feminists.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 8:15am
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Kipnis bends over backward to repeatedly and vehemently note that she is (a) a certified left-wing feminist and (b) absolute in her belief that women should be safe from harm on campus, at work and everywhere else.

[OP-ED]: La ‘paranoia sexual’ llega a la universidad

 04/20/2017 - 08:14
Kipnis se esfuerza sin cesar en señalar repetida y vehementemente que ella es (a) una feminista de izquierda certificada y (b) absoluta en su opinión de que las mujeres deben estar sanas y salvas de todo daño en la universidad, en el trabajo y en todas partes. 
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Si Laura Kipnis pensó que estaba bajo ataque en 2015 después de escribir un ensayo para The Chronicle of Higher Education, en que criticaba la naciente “paranoia sexual” en las universidades, ahora su nuevo libro sin duda la catapultará al puesto de enemigo público No.1 en la opinión de legiones de feministas.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 8:15am
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Kipnis se esfuerza sin cesar en señalar repetida y vehementemente que ella es (a) una feminista de izquierda certificada y (b) absoluta en su opinión de que las mujeres deben estar sanas y salvas de todo daño en la universidad, en el trabajo y en todas partes. 

Hispanist and historian Michael Gannon dies at 89

 04/13/2017 - 04:42
Photo provided by the University of Florida (UF) showing then Catholic priest Michael Gannon (2R), trying to mediate between police and students during a violent protest in Gainesville, Florida, United States on May 1972. EFE/UF
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 Michael Gannon, a renowned historian and Hispanist who specialized in Florida history and the state"s Spanish colonial period, has died, the University of Florida said Wednesday. He was 89.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4:30am
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Photo provided by the University of Florida (UF) showing then Catholic priest Michael Gannon (2R), trying to mediate between police and students during a violent protest in Gainesville, Florida, United States on May 1972. EFE/UF

Mapping the History of Latino Urban Riots

 04/12/2017 - 03:46
An African-American youth at a segregated drinking fountain in Halifax, North Carolina, in 1938. Photo: John Vachon for U.S. Farm Security Administration - Library of Congress.
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Urban rebellions in the United States are largely seen as the byproduct of African American rage. Thus, some Latinos might feel embarrassed that identical outbreaks of violence have occurred in the community.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 3:30am
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An African-American youth at a segregated drinking fountain in Halifax, North Carolina, in 1938. Photo: John Vachon for U.S. Farm Security Administration - Library of Congress.

Miami Invention Fair Showcases Latino Entrepreneurial Ingenuity

 04/10/2017 - 05:25
The "Maker Faire Miami," which will conclude on April 9, 2017, has transformed the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College (MDC), into a zone of experimentation, bringing together more than 150 exhibitors of all ages and backgrounds, from science students to adults with far-ranging imaginations. EFE/Jorge Ignacio Perez
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 A broad spectrum of curious minds and lovers of scientific exploration are attending a fair for independent creators held in Miami that is proving to be a showcase for creativity and inventiveness with a Latin American stamp.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 5:15am
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The "Maker Faire Miami," which will conclude on April 9, 2017, has transformed the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College (MDC), into a zone of experimentation, bringing together more than 150 exhibitors of all ages and backgrounds, from science students to adults with far-ranging imaginations. EFE/Jorge Ignacio Perez

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