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.
Will all the real monsters please stand up?
In his author’s note, “Legend of El Chupacabra,” Aldama reminds us that, “Latinxs have lots of tales with monsters, some real and some imagined.” Indeed, Charlie himself tells us on the first page of the story, “I’m a Chupacabra. One of those creatures from made-up human stories. A monster.” But this is not solely a fantastical children’s story where ghosts, goblins, and strange, tentacled creatures roam the earth.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