No papers, no scholarship: Latino budding scientist becomes food truck chef

 06/20/2017 - 06:39
Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. EFE/Beatriz Limon

After winning a prestigious robotics contest, Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan had the chance to become a scientist, but his immigration status kept him from getting a university scholarship and he had to find an alternative, which turned out to be a traveling food truck that he calls "Neither Here Nor There."

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 6:30am
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[OP-ED]: Rather than heading to the silver screen, take a moment this summer to look inward

 06/16/2017 - 12:30
Try Michael Sandel’s “Justice: What’s the Right Thing To Do?,” which covers a wide range of thought provoking questions about civic life and describes the philosophical foundations for competing impulses. (The wonderful 12-hour Harvard lecture series is available to view on YouTube, as well.)

 Last week, I packed my husband and two sons off to enjoy their much-anticipated viewing of the new superhero movie “Wonder Woman.”

I used to partake in such outings to the summer action blockbuster, but by the time “Wonder Woman” came out, I was already sick and tired of being browbeaten by countless feminine-power “hot takes” and “think pieces,” plus the inevitable reports of outrage.

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:15pm

[OP-ED]: Cómo reírse de las tonterías del Cinco de Mayo

 05/04/2017 - 08:20
Todos los años, en mayo, hay un aumento en la ridiculez de los disfraces y de los avisos para que los no-hispanos celebren—y, contra toda lógica, parece coincidir con la lamentable manera en que se trata a los mexicanos reales en el país. Archivo

El año pasado, en este época, Donald Trump, frente a un bol de tacos en Trump Tower, envió el siguiente mensaje por Twitter: “¡Feliz #Cinco de Mayo! Los mejores boles de tacos se hacen en Trump Tower Grill. ¡Me encantan los hispanos!”

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 8:00am
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