Category: History

A student can’t learn if they are not in school

The start of the school year brings with it images of backpacks stuffed with notebooks, unsharpened pencils, bulletin boards freshly decorated by teachers, and students catching up with friends. But even in these early days of the new academic year,…

Rosa Parks Celebra el Cinco de Mayo

Estudiantes de la Primaria Rosa Parks celebraron el Cinco de Mayo el mes pasado durante una asamblea escolar. Photo Credit: Gabrielle Laparte

La Primaria Rosa Parks es una de las muchas escuelas en City Heights que celebra el Cinco de Mayo, uno de los eventos del calendario mexicano más incomprendidos. Muchos estadounidenses confunden el Cinco de Mayo con el Día de la…

Rosa Parks celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Estudiantes de la Primaria Rosa Parks celebraron el Cinco de Mayo el mes pasado durante una asamblea escolar. Photo Credit: Gabrielle Laparte

Rosa Parks Elementary was among the many schools in City Heights celebrating Cinco de Mayo, one of the more misunderstood Mexican events. Many people in the United States confuse Cinco de Mayo with Mexican Independence Day. Cinco de Mayo actually…

Artista Explora sus Raíces en City Heights

Cuando Margaret Noble tenía 9 años, su principal objetivo era pasar la mayor cantidad de tiempo posible jugando Ms. Pac-Man. “Recuerdo ese primer momento determinante en el que limpias la pantalla y te recompensa un estallido de colores y gráficos…

Artist explores her City Heights roots

When Margaret Noble was 9, it was her goal to play as much Ms. Pac-Man as possible. “I just remember that first breakthrough moment when you clear a screen and all those colors and graphics come bursting and exploding at…

Farmer’s Market Celebrates its 4th Anniversary

The City Heights Farmers’ Market celebrated its fourth anniversary on July 14. It may not be the oldest farmers’ market in town, but it may be the most significant. International Rescue Committee Food and Farming Marketing Coordinator Ralph Achenbach says…