Rudolfo Anaya on Mexican-American studies and book burning
He’s hardly a stranger to censorship. Just inside the doorway of Rudolfo Anaya’s cozy Westside home is a white cardboard box. It’s full of articles documenting instances when his landmark Chicano novel Bless Me, Ultima was suppressed.
From the Foxhole
Flashes of Light
Staying alive after war
An average of 18 veterans commit suicide each day. The source for this statistic is not some obscure group with an anti-war agenda but an organization that probably knows something about the rate at which veterans are killing themselves—the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Readership, Readership, Let Me In
The Guardian garnered a lot of attention on leap day with an ad pitching the U.K. paper's news-gathering method. It's called open journalism, the gist of which is that readers help direct content.
The Council breezed through an easy agenda at its Monday, March 5 meeting. The gavel was in Debbie O’Malley’s hand as President Trudy Jones was absent.
Odds & Ends
Funny because it happens to someone else.
Summer Institute Performances: Circo Latino
See young artists, ages 8 to 13, present an original show featuring trapeze, juggling, stilting, acrobatics, clowning, live music and more.
¡Baile!: Rueda de Casino (Cuban Salsa) Dance Classes
Instructors Evelyn Mora and Norma Quiñones offer a chance for families and friends to learn the history, culture and basic movements for salsa, bachata, merengue and more.