“We were just sitting, talking about creativity and everyday stuff. I was beginning to build a level of intimacy with him, and then he rushed off, and came back in and plopped down in that pose. He spontaneously sat down with a Macintosh in his lap. I got the shot the first time. We did do a few more shots later on, and he even did a few yoga poses—he lifted his leg and put it over his shoulder—and I just thought we were two guys hanging out, chatting away, and enjoying the relationship. It wasn’t like there was a conceptualization here—this was completely off the cuff, spontaneity that we never thought would become a magazine image.”
Celebrating the career of Mexico’s only typographer/luchador. El Vética, also known as El Kernudo, fought out of the small town of San Serif. He held the Mexican Inter-Continental belt for an unprecedented 7 years, from 1977–84. He also starred in several telenovelas, most notably Las esposas del Luchador and El Santo y sus Súper Amigos.
As online college courses are becoming more prevalent, the public is skeptical about their educational value. According to a recent Pew Research survey, only 29% of Americans say online classes are equal in value to classes taken in person. College presidents have a more positive view of online learning, and they foresee dramatic growth in this area.
Childhood Poverty Among Hispanics Sets Record, Leads Nation
The spread of poverty across the United States that began at the onset of the Great Recession and accelerated last year hit one fast-growing demographic group especially hard: Latino children. More Latino children are living in poverty—6.1 million in 2010—than children of any other racial or ethnic group. This marks the first time in U.S. history that the single largest group of poor children is not white. For Latinos, this negative milestone is a product of their growing numbers, high birth rates and declining economic fortunes. Among Latino children living in poverty, more than two-thirds (4.1 million) are the children of immigrant parents while the other 2 million are the children of parents born in the U.S.