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JENRRY MEIJA: A CAUTIONARY TALE

This is what happens to a young player with a terrific upside but the lack of maturity to handle all that is thrown their way. But somewhere, common sense had to click in. That, and distancing oneself from denial. Jenrry Meija, a young fireballer from the Dominican Republic, was suspended for the third time by…

Dominican Studies Institute at CUNY & NSA Fellowship March 1st Deadline

The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI) is pleased to announce the 2016 National Supermarket Association (NSA) Dominican Studies Fellowship for doctoral students and faculty. Applications are due on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 by 5pm. The NSA Dominican Studies Fellowship seeks to encourage doctoral students and faculty researchers from colleges and universities to make innovative…

Demi Lovato accredits Kim Kardashian for embracing her curves!

Demi Lovato has stepped out of her shell recently by accepting, embracing, and loving her body after years of once finding it hard to do so. And according to the singer/actress her struggle with body image has come to an end thanks in part to Kim Kardashian. In a recent appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres…

GYMNAST SOPHINA DEJESUS MAY HAVE JUST REINVENTED THE SPORT

It happened on the day before Super Bowl Sunday at Pauley Pavilion in UCLA. A senior gymnast who shares an Puerto Rican/African-American heritage, channeled her inner Beyonce by incorporating a series of trending internet dances to spice up her floor exercise routine. Gymnastics has, like figure skating displayed athleticism and grace and while pleasing to…

Gina Rodriguez honors Latinos in Hollywood on Instagram!

Gina Rodriguez is becoming known as an advocate for the Latino community wanting to use her celebrity status to unify the community as it continues to flourish in the country. And now the star is recognizing accomplished Latinos in Hollywood in hopes of inspiring other Latinos to make future movements. Taking to her Instagram account,…

Watch your back to get or stay healthy

Good posture means your bones are properly aligned and your muscles, joints and ligaments can work as nature intended. Good posture means your vital organs are in the right position and can function at peak efficiency. Posture is as important as eating right, exercising, getting a good night’s sleep and avoiding potentially harmful substances like…