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2014-03-25 23:26:49

Keynote speakers to discuss empowerment, social change and classroom transformation for connected learning Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 What do “Ugly Betty;” an author, speaker, and agent for social change; and the 2013 National Teacher of the Year have in common? All three – actress America Ferrera, former Nike executive Kevin Carroll and teacher Jeffrey Charbonneau – will share their perspectives on empowering learners, engaging in social change and leading...

2009-07-26 14:40:41

Ugly Betty actress America Ferrara said at a Chicago appearance her fellow Latina women should take steps to limit their dropout rate. The 25-year-old actress used her college commencement speech for Kaplan University to decry the high school dropout rate among women in her culture, the Chicago Sun-Times said Sunday. The No. 1 demographic of high school dropouts are Latino women, Ferraro said Saturday at the Navy Pier event. I know there are economic factors for why young Latinos are so...

2009-07-22 11:41:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a significant move to bolster its programming and attract new viewers, TV Guide Network announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Disney-ABC Domestic Television to acquire the exclusive basic cable off-network rights to ABC Studios' Golden Globe(R) Award winning television series "Ugly Betty." It is TV Guide Network's first scripted series acquisition and part of a multi-tiered...

2008-08-21 15:00:43

First comes news that Kamar de los Reyes, husband of Kettering actress Sherri Saum, took home the statue for outstanding performance in a daytime drama during the ALMA Awards, hosted by Eva Longoria in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 17. De los Reyes plays Antonia Vega on ABC's "One Life to Live." The ALMA Awards were created in 1995 to honor Hispanic performers and promote positive images of Hispanics in entertainment. ALMA stands for American Latino Media Arts and also means "soul" in Spanish....


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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