News and Op-Eds

by and about Puerto Ricans at UT Austin


Radio:

“Hispanic Equity at the University of Texas”

by Alberto A. Martínez, Professor, Department of History, UT Austin

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hispanic-equity-at-university-texas-dr-alberto-martinez/id1493315732?i=1000465603036

Feb 11, 2020, KOOP 91.7 FM Fronteriza, interview by Evan Hearn

 

Major News Editorial:

“Why Can’t UT Austin Hire, Keep Latino Faculty”

by Editorial Board, The Houston Chronicle

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/opinion/editorials/article/Why-can-t-UT-Austin-hire-keep-Latino-faculty-14993081.php

Jan 22, 2020, The Houston Chronicle 

 

News Article:

“Teachers Protest the Collapse of Public Education in Puerto Rico”

by Alberto A. Martínez, Professor, Department of History, UT Austin

http://thehill.com/opinion/education/381816-teachers-protest-the-collapse-of-public-education-in-puerto-rico

April 5, 2018, The Hill  

 

Podcast:

“Rebuilding Puerto Rico”

by Alberto A. Martínez, Professor, Department of History, UT Austin

https://soundcloud.com/thedailytexan/pale-blue-dot-rebuilding-puerto-rico

March 8, 2018, Pale Blue Dot, Daily Texan Podcast, interview by Albert Zhao

 

News Article:

“Will 2018 Be the Year Latino Americans Unite?”

by Lauren Lluveras, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

http://latinousa.org/2018/01/10/will-2018-year-latino-americans/

January 10, 2018, Latino USA

 

News Article:

“What Children in Puerto Rico Learned from the Hurricane”

by Alberto A. Martínez, Professor, Department of History, UT Austin

http://www.latina.com/op-ed-what-children-puerto-rico-learned-hurricane

December 29, 2017, Latina

 

News Report:

“EERC hosts First Student-Run Event”

by Katie Balevic, UT student

https://www.dailytexanonline.com/2017/12/03/eerc-hosts-first-student-run-event

December 3, 2017, The Daily Texan

 

News Report:

“On Their Own: As public institutions across the country offer aid to Hurricane Maria victims, Puerto Ricans in Texas find lack of initiative from the state’s universities.”

by Albert Zhao, with interviewes of Prof. César Salgado, graduate student Beth Colón-Pizzini, Prof. Carlos Ramos Scharrón, Prof. Alberto A. Martínez, and graduate student Lara Sanchez

https://thedailytexan.atavist.com/on-their-own

November 19, 2017, Daily Texan Atavist

 

News Article:

“Puerto Rican Students Deserve Support from University”

Alberto A. Martínez, Professor, Department of History

https://www.dailytexanonline.com/2017/11/09/puerto-rican-students-deserve-support-from-university

November 9, 2017, The Daily Texan

 

News Article:

“Overpaid in Puerto Rico’s Huge Debt Crisis? A Lesson for the States”

Alberto A. Martínez, Professor, Department of History

https://news.utexas.edu/2017/10/19/overpaid-in-puerto-rico-s-huge-debt-crisis

October 19, 2017, Texas Perspectives

 

News Article:

“Is Racial Bias Driving Trump’s Neglect of Puerto Rico?”

Lauren Lluveras, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

https://theconversation.com/is-racial-bias-driving-trumps-neglect-of-puerto-rico-85662

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-is-racial-bias-driving-trumps-neglect-of-puerto-rico-85662-20171018-story.html

https://www.chron.com/lifestyle/calle-houston/article/Is-racial-bias-driving-Trump-s-neglect-of-Puerto-12290466.php

October 18-19, 2017, The Conversation, The Chicago Tribune, Chron.com

 

News Article:

“Update: UT President Fenves Responds on Calls to Help Academics in Puerto Rico”

by Omar Rodriquez-Ortiz, who interviewed Prof. César Salgado and Prof. Jossianna Arroyo-Martínez

http://reportingtexas.com/ut-professors-to-fenves-help-college-students-and-academics-in-puerto-rico/

October 18, 2017, Reporting Texas

 

News Report:

“Faculty Members Speak at Special Forum on Hurricane Crisis Afflicting Puerto Rico, Caribbean”

by Katie Balevic, who interviewed Prof. Jossianna Arroyo-Martinez, Prof. Francisco Gonzalez-Lima, and Prof. Mónica Jimenez

https://www.dailytexanonline.com/2017/10/18/faculty-members-speak-at-special-forum-on-hurricane-crisis-afflicting-puerto-rico

October 18, 2017, The Daily Texan

 

 

Discussion Panel:

“LLILAS Foro Urgente: Unnatural Disaster:

  Puerto Rico & the Caribbean after Hurricanes Irma and Maria”

https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/llilas/events/event.php?id=45373

https://calendar.utexas.edu/event/unnatural_disaster_puerto_rico_the_caribbean_after_hurricanes_irma_and_maria#.WiwJF7Q-cxg

October 17, 2017, LLILAS & Benson Latin American Collection

 

 

News Article:

“Nine Habits for a Highly Effective Disaster Recovery”

Lourdes Rodriguez, Associate Professor, Department of Population Health, Director of the Center for Place-Based Initiatives, Dell Medical School

http://www.star-telegram.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/other-voices/article179156631.html

October 16, 2017, Star-Telegram

 

TV News Report:

“Double Disaster in Puerto Rico: Hurricane and Economic Crisis”

Alberto A. Martínez, Professor, Department of History

http://fullmeasure.news/news/cover-story/double-disaster

October 15, 2017, interviewed by Sharyl Attkisson on FULL MEASURE

 

News Article:

“UT Hispanic Coalition Raises Funds for Puerto Rico, Mexico Relief”

by Stephanie Adeline, UT student

https://www.dailytexanonline.com/2017/10/13/ut-hispanic-coalition-raises-funds-for-puerto-rico-mexico-relief

October 12, 2017 The Daily Texan

 

News Article:

“Puerto Rican Faculty ask Fenves to Extend Aid after Hurricane Maria”

by Jenan Taha, interviews of Prof. Cesar Salgado and Prof. Luis Zayas

https://www.dailytexanonline.com/2017/10/11/puerto-rican-faculty-ask-fenves-to-extend-aid-after-hurricane-maria

October 11, 2017, The Daily Texan

 

News Article:

“Puerto Rico: Racializing the Federal Response”

Lauren Lluveras, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

http://www.theglobepost.com/2017/10/11/puerto-rico-hurricane-racial/

October 11, 2017, The Globe Post

 

News Article:

“Students Reflect on Puerto Rico Relief”

by Allyson Waller, Ana Sobrino, Juan Cardoza-Oquendo, https://www.dailytexanonline.com/2017/10/04/students-reflect-on-puerto-rico-relief

October 4, 2017, The Daily Texan

 

Blog Post:

“An Annotated Guide to Trump’s Awful Tweets about Puerto Rico”

by Sam Ginsburg, Graduate Student, Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese

http://www.pterodactilo.com/blog/an-annotated-guide-to-trumps-awful-tweets-about-puerto-rico/

September 28, 2017, Pterodáctilo

 

News Article:

“Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Will Make Hurricane Recovery Even Harder”

by Lauren Lluveras, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2017/09/27/puerto-ricos-bankruptcy-will-make-hurricane-recovery-even-harder/?utm_term=.e268c952fd3f

September 27, 2017, The Washington Post; September 30, SALON

 

News Article:

“Declaración de académicos y académicas puertorriqueños en Estados Unidos sobre el actual conflicto de la UPR”

by Prof. Jossianna Arroyo-Martínez, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

http://www.claridadpuertorico.com/content.html?news=BB9C0FBD304856266FFF049925C210C0

May 21, 2010, Claridad.

 

News Article:

“Censura literaria, censura política, ceguera social: ¿Para quién y contra quiénes?”

by Prof. Jossianna Arroyo-Martínez, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

http://www.claridadpuertorico.com/content.html?news=C435C445304856266F8CFAA2390A59A7

September 16, 2009, Claridad, 4 pages.