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Archive for Friday, July 22, 2016

National Council of La Raza Conference To Kick Off With Senator Elizabeth Warren in Orlando

A conference put on by National Council of La Raza, the nations largest Hispanic civil rights group meets in Orlando this weekend. It features speakers from both sides of the aisle, including democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren. And for the first time the organization's history, presidential candidates will not attend the conference.
Published in Central Florida News, SwingVote16

Pokémon GO Craze

Pokémon Go is the latest incarnation of a 20-year-old media franchise that started with the Nintendo Game Boy and mushroomed into movies, manga, cartoons, console games and even trading cards. Since the games American release July 6, its been downloaded onto millions of phones, with 21 million active users by July 12. But you dont need stats to know how popular the game is unless youve been on an internet cleanse for the past two weeks, youve heard plenty about it. A media empire based on the concept of collecting pocket monsters seems a little silly, but money has been made on stranger things. In its current iteration, scorn seems to fall on those playing the game, particularly the ...
Published in Commentaries, From the Pages of Orlando Weekly