Today's Installment of Young & Recessioned features Dmetrius Alexander, a 26-year-old from San Antonio that found the only thing worse than being unemployed in Houston for ten months is searching for jobs online. I went to St. Mary's University in San Antonio. I always wanted to get into busi ... More >>
That was some send-off the Chronicle gave over the weekend to Max Castillo, outgoing president of UH-Downtown. It was the kind of glowing profile some cynical journalists call a "blow job."In it we learned that Castillo:a) is "a bilingual Hispanic, at a time when 85 percent of college presidents are ... More >>
(Note: We're starting a new occasional feature on travel suggestions within Texas for these economic times when you put off that two-week jaunt to Tahiti. Today: The Fiesta in San Antonio -- Not just a supermarket!)The economic downturn may have dented your vacation budget, but gas prices are below ... More >>
For Macario, the fight for Chicano causes and culture is far from over
Macario Ramirez is reconnecting Mexican-Americans to a forgotten cultural tradition and their own pasts. It's a tradition that Anglos are embracing, too.