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My hometown and the theater shooting verdict in Colorado

I tried to get tickets for the midnight show. That’s what my younger brother, Juan De, and I did back then. We would watch midnight shows for comic book movies. We saw “The Amazing Spider-Man” “X Men Origins: Wolverine,” and “The Incredible Hulk.” So on July 19, 2012, hours before the midnight showing of “The … Continue reading

Denver Urban Spectrum-Dianne Reeves: Meaning of Success

“There’s no point in being brave”

The argument was too loud. It was right next to Eddie Jacobo, awakening him as he rose from the passenger seat of a Ford F250. His eyes turned to his father, Ruben, sitting behind the steering wheel and a well-dressed stranger outside yelling at him. Eddie remembers the man’s distinct and dapper wardrobe: a vest, … Continue reading

Lara Logan interviewed by student journalist

Here’s a short clip of student journalist and reporter for the CU Independent Don Tartaglione, who interviewed CBS News Chief Foreign Correspondent Lara Logan Tuesday night at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Logan spoke to an audience about her experiences as a foreign correspondent and as a female journalist. She was a guest of … Continue reading

Daily Camera news clips

Here are a list of my published articles for the Daily Camera as of Nov. 15, 2011. Boulder scientists build tool for NASA’s Mars rover ‘Curiosity’ Boulder outreach for Homeless Overflow raises money for truck Boulder’s Paradox Sports helps physically disabled excel Boulder woman to lead transatlantic rowing trip CU-Boulder’s ROTC to honor MIA, POWs … Continue reading

At El Centro Humanitario, finding work is only the beginning

By ESTEBAN L. HERNANDEZ DENVER-Wearing a ripped v-neck shirt and faded cut-off shorts, Lupe Medina is standing near the entrance of El Centro Humanitario, his arms resting on the front desk. He appears impatient as he speaks to the El Centro’s employment director, Sandra Medina. “Give me someone who wants to work. I need to … Continue reading

Longmont Magazine – Trigger Time Gun Club

Longmont Magazine – Embracing Culutre: Baile folklórico


Here are some of my recent published article for ASSETT,  Arts and Science Support of Education Through Technology, and their mission is supporting the use of tech in the classroom in the school of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado at Boulder. I have been employed there since the spring of 2010. Recently … Continue reading

CU Independent clips

Here is a collection of clips from my time at the CU Independent, the student newspaper site of the University of Colorado at Boulder, where I spent two years as a general news reporter and sports reporter before serving as sports editor for three semesters. I was fortunate enough to publish at least one article … Continue reading

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