LASER (Latinx Space for Enrichment and Research) was founded in 2009 to focus on scholarship and mentoring of Latinx students. It provides a forum for Ohio State faculty, staff, and students to build a scholarly community on campus and to prepare, recruit, and retain Latinx scholars from high school to college and on to graduate school.
Three Questions for Frederick Luis Aldama Regarding His New Children’s Book, “The Adventures of Chupacabra Charlie”
Aldama's most recent publication is the children’s book The Adventures of Chupacabra Charlie, illustrated by Chris Escobar, which was released in June by Mad Creek Books. As with the vast majority of Aldama’s writing, the story centers on and gives agency to the Latinx experience while weaving in elements of a Mexican folklore in the form of the chupacabra, a mythical beast. Aldama and Escobar have created a vibrant, exciting, and thought-provoking book that will bring joy to children of all cultures and experiences.Read More
LASER interview with Lee Bosch
Lee Bosch discusses with LASER his experience taking some time off from school to figure out what he wanted to do, later going back to achieve his goals. From San Diego, Temecula, and Tijuana, Lee Now resides in Chicago, where he works as a sports journalist.Read More
I want my incredible shrinking screen
J-Lo is about to launch a new show: Thanks a Million. The high-production, 10-minute, smartphone-only content will add to other quickies—movies, documentaries, reality shows—that will launch Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whtiman’s $1.8-billion backed, Quibi (“quick bites”). An article by by Frederick Aldama.Read More