Luis Rivera

Type: Person
Name: Luis Rivera
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Play explores tragedy and healing in Santa Ana's immigrant community

Two years ago, Orange County’s South Coast Repertory commissioned playwright José Gonzalez to write a play about the city of Santa Ana. But the job came with unusual instructions for developing the plot."We went into the community and engaged with about ... [Published SCPR - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Racial Discrimination Fuels Obesity in Minority Communities

Exposure to racial discrimination may explain why members of some minority groups disproportionately suffer from obesity and being overweight, a new study purports.Led by Luis Rivera, an experimental social psychologist at Rutgers University-Newark, the ... [Published Dallas Weekly - 8 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Puerto Rican Population on Steep Decline in Manhattan

As we wrap up our look at the changing face of the Hispanic community in the city, we look at Manhattan's Puerto Rican population with a focus on how and why it's declining. NY1's Jon Weinstein filed the following report.The street signs and the murals ... [Published NY1 - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

New Crowdfunding Platform Helps Latinos in Tech Careers

In the past five years, the technology sector in Los Angeles has been steadily growing. Since the beginning of 2009, when the country was in the midst of the worst recession in generations, investment in the L.A. area tech scene has risen 163% . During ... [Published KCET - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Study by Rutgers University psychologist claims minorities are obese because of racism

“When you are exposed to negative stereotypes, you may gravitate more toward unhealthy foods as opposed to healthy foods,” said Luis Rivera, the experimental social psychologist  who conducted  the study.“You may have a less positive attitude toward watching ... [Published American Thinker - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Worcester principal riding bus after parent-driver confrontation

WORCESTER — The school bus driver who police say was assaulted during a bus stop brouhaha last week has been reassigned to a different route, school officials confirmed Monday, while police say they haven't ruled out additional charges against parents ... [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

School Bus Driver Holds Kids On Hot Bus: Impatient Parents Yell At Kids To Use Emergency Exit

A school bus driver held kids on a bus in hot temperatures until impatient parents did as they were instructed. CBS Local in Boston reports that the school bus driver did what she was told by dispatch when impatient parents climbed aboard the bus to collect ... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

School Bus Driver Punched In The Face For Not Letting Kids Off Bus (Video)

A back to school meltdown occurred in Worcester, Mass., this week when a bus driver refused to let children off of the bus and a group of waiting parents grew angry and anxious.The incident occurred around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.The bus driver ... [Published Opposing Views - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Study: ‘Hurtful Messages’ Could Contribute to Obesity in MinoritiesCNS

file photo, two women speak to each other in New York. A national telephone survey found 13 states with very high rates of obesity. A national telephone survey found 13 states with very high rates of obesity in 2012. But overall, the proportion of Americans ... [Published CNS News - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

People en Español fest lures fun seeks with personalities, presentations

SAN ANTONIO — Teeny boppers rubbed elbows with boxing fans and die-hard Disney buffs at the Convention Center on Sunday during the Festival People en Español, a two-day cultural celebration designed to entertain, inspire and educate.“It's free, and you ... [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 4 reports

Obesity is now blamed on racism.

Aug 26, 2014 byA new Rutgers University study finds that some minorities may gain weight and not try to lose it because of all the “negative stereotypes” they endure about themselves in America.Luis Rivera, an experimental social psychologist at Rutgers ... [Published Education News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

A healthy dose of fun at ¡Campeones De Salud!

While two soccer matches raged during the final day of a three-day tournament at Willamette Park, Corvallis resident Azucena Arredando was having her blood pressure, vision and hearing checked in a nearby Lions Club health station.Arredando said she isn’t ... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Aug 25 2014]

Quotes

"one of the biggest causes of stress is our history -- our past traumas. and so healing it with art is one of the best ways to heal" Rivera said
"i would appreciate new ones opening but the cost of opening and running a restaurant is very high" says Luis Rivera, whose family owns Casa Adela

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Play explores tragedy and healing in Santa Ana'... [Published SCPR - 7 hours ago]
Racial Discrimination Fuels Obesity in Minority... [Published Dallas Weekly - 8 hours ago]
Puerto Rican Population on Steep Decline in Man... [Published NY1 - 16 hours ago]
Candidates for CCSC and ESC class of 2018 elect... [Published Columbia Spectator - 22 hours ago]
ATF: Man Caught In Fla. Buying Heavy Weapons To... [Published Fox News Latino - Sep 12 2014]
New Crowdfunding Platform Helps Latinos in Tech... [Published KCET - Sep 11 2014]
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ATF: More weapons being smuggled out of Florida... [Published MyFox Orlando - Sep 11 2014]
Study by Rutgers University psychologist claims... [Published American Thinker - Sep 10 2014]
Study: Racial Discrimination Fuels Obesity in M... [Published Black Press USA - Sep 10 2014]
Worcester principal riding bus after parent-dri... [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Sep 10 2014]
Jefferson County 60th District Court: Docket fo... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - Sep 08 2014]
Walter Block Interview On Non-Aggression Podcast [Published LewRockwell.com - Sep 08 2014]
School Bus Driver Holds Kids On Hot Bus: Impati... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 07 2014]
School Bus Driver Punched In The Face For Not L... [Published Opposing Views - Sep 06 2014]
Bricks & Barley wins division title [Published Shelton Herald - Sep 06 2014]
Round Three: Walter Block vs. Robert Wenzel [Published LewRockwell.com - Sep 06 2014]
Battalion chiefs & union voice concerns over fi... [Published WUSA 9 - Sep 05 2014]
Did Delaney’s Directive Endanger Firefighters? [Published New Haven Independent - Sep 04 2014]
Study: ‘Hurtful Messages’ Could Contribute to O... [Published CNS News - Sep 03 2014]
Music Choice Tunes In On Hispanic Heritage Month [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 02 2014]
People en Español fest lures fun seeks with per... [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 01 2014]
Walter Block: Austrian Business Cycle Theory [Published LewRockwell.com - Aug 29 2014]
Trial of two men charged in fatal South Side Be... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Aug 28 2014]
Walter Block On Unemployment [Published LewRockwell.com - Aug 27 2014]
Bricks & Barley claims DI title [Published Valley Gazette - Aug 26 2014]
Ethnic Stereotypes Can Undermine Healthy Weight [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
Obesity is now blamed on racism. [Published Education News - Aug 26 2014]
Belleville Pharmacist Accused of Filling Fraudu... [Published Verona-Cedar Grove Patch - Aug 26 2014]
Racial, ethnic stereotypes may contribute to ob... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
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Fire - Caribean Area - Dominican Republic [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Aug 17 2014]
EDIS Number: FR-20140817-44947-DOM Date / time: 17/08/2014 13:32:57 [UTC] Event: Fire Area: Caribean Area Country: Dominican Republic State/County: Capital City Location: Santo Domingo [Our Lady of Grace Hospital] Number of Deads: N/A Number ...
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Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant (GySgt) Sarmiento-Louttit’s United States Marine Corps missions have taken her all over the world: from Okinawa, Japan, to the Red Sea to off the coast of Africa, where she was part of a crew involved in a high-profile operation: ...
Strong Quake Destroys Homes in Guatemala, Mexico [Published Fire Earth - Jul 07 2014]
SEISMIC HAZARD HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY SCENARIOS 08, 07 . M6.9 quake strikes near Puerto Madero, Mexico Centered at 14.742°N, 92.409°W the quake occurred at a depth of about 60km (37.3mi), reported the USGS/EHP. “‘This quake was pretty strong. There ...
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EDIS Number: EX-20140702-44379-USA Date / time: 02/07/2014 03:24:12 [UTC] Event: Explosion Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Pennsylvania Location: Feltonville Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: 11 person(s) Number ...
World’s Slickest Kid Pulls Baseball Switcheroo ... [Published TIME.com - May 18 2014]
Your browser does not support iframes. A young boy at a recent Toronto Blue Jays-Texas Rangers game clearly knows how to win the ladies. After the Jays’ Luis Rivera tossed the kid a foul ball, the youngster quickly turned around and offered it to a woman ...
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