December 1, 2006
In late November, I had a chance to see the first advance screening of the completed version for Mel Gibson's Apocalypto, which will be released this month.
November 29, 2006
Article mentions Latino policy and issues brief.
Variety, November 29, 2006
November 1, 2006
The CSRC will have its annual Welcome Reception on Thursday, November 16, at 4:30 pm. We invite the campus and community to attend.
October 1, 2006
Welcome back! The CSRC is starting the second half of the first decade of the millennium by launching several online resources that should significantly expand the field of Chicano studies.
MEDIA: "The Problematic Pipeline - Demographic Trends and Latino Paticipation in Graduate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Programs"
July 1, 2006
Journal mentions Chicano Studies Research Center's Latino Policy and Issues Brief.
Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, July 2006
June 1, 2006
Last week, about 230 attendees and speakers focused on the work of the Chicano Youth Leadership Conference (CYLC) and Sal Castro, a life-long Los Angeles schoolteacher who earned a national reputation as a school reformer.
May 1, 2006
Yesterday, Los Angeles experienced two major marches, with more than 500,000 people. Nationwide rallies and a boycott rolled across the nation.
April 1, 2006
Last month, the CSRC and UCLA lost a devoted friend, alumnus, and supporter, Marco Antonio Firebaugh.
March 1, 2006
Exactly one year ago in this newsletter, I wrote about Chantico—Starbucks’s new chocolate drink, inspired by the Aztecs—which I recommended despite some skepticism about its cultural politics.
February 1, 2006
Last month, I predicted that in 2006 we would have the first Latino President of the United States … on television.