Posts tagged "Rep. Gabrielle Giffords"

11 Winners and Losers of 11

11 Winners and Losers of 11
For this Chicanisima blog I cover themes of Latino politics, culture and immigration. So I’ve come up with a list of 11 winners and losers for 2011 related to my blog topics. Let me know what you think and who you would add to the list. Winners 1. Daniel Hernandez – This Latino student was... Read more »

President Obama and Daniel Hernandez remind us that we are one nation

Daniel Hernandez Daniel Hernandez humbly said he doesn’t want to be called a hero. “Although I appreciate the sentiment, I must humbly reject the use of the word hero, because I am not one,”  the University of Arizona student and intern who helped save Rep. Gabrielle Giffords‘ life said at the Wednesday night vigil for... Read more »

Latino intern, Daniel Hernandez, helped save Rep. Giffords' life

A young Latino man is being hailed as a hero who helped saved Rep. Gabrielle Giffords‘ life. Daniel Hernandez, photo from Daniel Hernandez Jr., 20, a political science student from the University of Arizona, was a new intern in her office. He rushed towards Giffords and the gunshots, held her hand and applied pressure... Read more »