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May 15, 2013
The commentary "Write Your Own History: Sal Castro's Legacy" by Carlos M. Haro, CSRC assistant director emeritus, was reprinted in a special edition of the Eastside newspaper Brooklyn & Boyle. The issue was dedicated to the beloved educator and activist, who died April 15.
May 13, 2013
On May 13, the U.S. Postal Service released a Lydia Mendoza (Forever®) stamp honoring the life of one of the first stars of Tejano music. On the stamp, Lydia Mendoza (1916-2007) is shown strumming a 12-string guitar. The stamp is one of several that inaugurates the USPS's "Music Icons" series.
May 10, 2013
CSRC director and Cinema and Media Studies professor Chon A. Noriega was interviewed for a story on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" concerning NBC's struggle to regain viewership.
May 7, 2013
The writer for the blog Chicano Art Movement paid a visit to the CSRC to attend the library exhibition "Chican@s (Re)Imagining Zapata," curated by UCLA Art History senior Julia Fernandez.
May 2, 2013

Vilma Ortiz and Edward Telles--professors of sociology at UCLA and Princeton University, respectively--wrote a letter to The New York Times responding to two recent Op-Eds concerning Latino and specifically Mexican immigration and assimilation.

May 1, 2013
A symposium on Latino emo on May 31, plus news, opportunities, and a sale on all CSRC art books and DVDs!
April 25, 2013
Harry Gamboa Jr.'s photographic series "Chicano Male Unbonded" was the subject of a "Picture Show" story on the National Public Radio blog.
April 24, 2013

The Daily Bruin featured a preview of "Catholic School Daze" by Karen Anzoategui, the artist's one-woman show about faith, sexuality, and trauma. Anzoategui will perform the show in the CSRC Library on April 24 at 3:30 p.m.

The Daily Bruin, April 24, 2013

April 23, 2013
By Carlos M. Haro, CSRC Assistant DIrector EMERITUS

Haro pays tribute to his friend, mentor, and civil rights activist Sal Castro, who passed away April 15, 2013. Castro was 79.