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Ron Rivera First Latino Named NFL Coach of the Year

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera made history today when he was named 2013 NFL coach of the year by Associated Press, making him the first Latino to win the award. Rivera is only one of three Latinos in history to coach an NFL team. The Panthers also rewarded Rivera after leading his team to […]

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¿Sabías que Lopez de Santa Anna Introduced Adams to Chiclets?

While New Jersey native, and glass merchant, Thomas Adams can be credited with having patented the first chewing gum manufacturing machine back in 1884, it was through Mexican President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna that Adams first knew of “chicle”.  At the time, Thomas Adams worked as Santa Anna’s secretary when the Mexican leader visited New […]

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Latina Leaders: Mexican Physicist & STEM Mentor Deborah Berebichez

By Victoria Cepeda Every now and then we are very fortunate to meet, or interact, with people of the caliber of Ms. Deborah Berebichez. Her warmth, supportive and humble personality hardly gives away any of her professional and academic accomplishments . Aside from being the first Mexican woman to obtain a physics Ph.D. from Stanford […]

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