Peter Fitzpatrick

Gente Photographer and Photo Editor
Peter Fitzpatrick
Peter is an AL DÍA Photographer and Photo Editor
Gente Photographer and Photo Editor

Latina Scientists of the 20th Century (Photo gallery)

 03/08/2017 - 18:27
Ellen Ochoa on her third spaceflight, helping to transport supplies from the space shuttle Discovery to the International Space Station in spring 1999. Photo: NASA

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the Hispanic population in the U.S. will reach 132.8 million (or 30 percent of the total U.S. population) by the year 2050.   But Latino students, along with other minorities, continue to be underrepresented in the STEM disciplines and to receive STEM degrees at a lower rate than their White counterparts. Latino students are more likely than Whites to be exposed to funding inequities and to have science teachers who did not major in science.

The Philadelphia Masonic Temple (Photo Gallery)

 03/08/2017 - 00:59

The Masonic Temple has long been considered as one of the great wonders of the Masonic World. Constructed in 1873, the Masonic Temple in Philadelphia has some of the finest artifacts of Freemasonry as well as lodge rooms that are based on the ancient themes of the architectural world. It’s said that every room constructed has purposely one flaw put into the architecture or decoration to show that man is not perfect compared to God.

Tenor mexicano en Filadelfia, inspirado por Infante y Negrete

 08/10/2017 - 16:38
Abraham Breton

Abraham Breton es un mexicano que acaba de llegar a la ciudad. Su voz de tenor le ayudó a ganarse una beca de cuatro años en la Academina de Artes Vocales de Filadelfia, el único conservatorio acreditado del país adonde solo los más talentosos de Estados Unidos y el mundo llegan a prepararse para convertirse en cantantes de ópera.