KC area offers many fall family activities

Commentary by Carey Juez-Perez Fall is officially here. Make the most of the season by enjoying one of the many family fall activities the Kansas City area offers. Here are a few ideas: *Pumpkin patches: Visit one of the area’s many pumpkin patches. Many offer additional activities, such as hayrides, petting zoos and playgrounds. For […]

HCC celebrates 39th anniversary, holds annual gala

Story by Nicholas Peterson and photos by Michael Alvarado. On Oct. 6, 700 guests donned dressy attire to help the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City (HCC) celebrate its 39th anniversary, as the HCC hosted its 39th annual Noche de Gala at the Overland Park (Kan.) Marriott. To help open the evening meant […]

Area resident promoting Mexican culture through dancing

By Paula Alzate A love of dancing and Mexican culture has led a Topeka, Kan., native to start a dance troupe to not only teach kids Mexican folklore, but also to help them develop character. The troupe is called Grupo Folklorico del Sol. It was founded by Daniel Tetuan. While working a full-time job and […]

Jennifer López Une su voz a la de Roberto Carlos

Roberto Carlos reveló que grabó una canción en español con Jennifer López, que aparecerá en el álbum que prepara la artista. De acuerdo con la propia estrella brasileña, el tema es una “balada muy romántica”, aunque se aclaró que los intérpretes grabaron sus partes por separado. La actriz y cantante habría grabado la melodía en […]

Self-medicating can be harmful

Commentary by Chara To avoid the costs of visiting a doctor, many people who are ill start self-medicating with over-the-counter medicine. However, self-medicating can result in serious health complications. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, self-medication is defined as an individual (or a member of that person’s family) who uses medicines to treat […]