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How Cinco found its place alongside quintessential holidays

Frank de la Teja, the former historian for the State of Texas and a history professor at Texas State University, likes to kid his students that the Fourth of July is National Mattress Sales Day. 140 more words

Mexican Americans

A grieving Ayotzinapa mother vows: No rest until they return our children

Your heart had to be encased in ice if you didn’t feel for Maria de Jesus Tlatempa Bello as she spoke out Thursday against the Mexican government’s investigation into the disappearances of 43 teaching college students last September. 501 more words


Ayotzinapa family members hope to meet with Texas legislators

When the Ayotzinapa Caravan stops in Austin beginning Wednesday as part of a 30-city U.S. tour, family members of the missing Mexican students hope to brief Texas legislators about their case, the San Antonio Express-News… 217 more words

Mexican Americans

Ayotzinapa caravan headed to Austin as part of U.S. protest tour

A group representing the parents of 43 students who went missing more than five months ago in Mexico, triggering national outrage and accusations of systemic government corruption, will visit Austin next week. 578 more words


Dissertation Question and Description

I get asked about my dissertation a lot, and I’ve posted about it before (abstract here, and theological significance here).  I’ve definitely made some headway in the past six months, but things have been slow as I’ve been adjusting to a new full-time job and have taken on a few other small writing projects.  435 more words

Hans Urs Von Balthasar

U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement

Big Sky, Big Face ShotImage by Zach Dischner
I just got back from a week on the beach for spring break, but before those pics go out, I have to post from a trip I took a trip to Big Sky, Montana for a week in the begining of March to give a talk at the IEEE Aerospace conference there about my… … 9 more words