About Maximo

Maximo Anguiano is an alumnus from the Alpha Gamma Chapter at Grand Valley State University, former International Board of Directors member (2006-2008), Regional Director of the East (2012-2013), and current Senior Editor of El Iluminador. Maximo's writing specialties are farcical & satirical humor, social commentary, popular/culture phenomena, and other creative/informative pieces. Some of Maximo's writing influences are LGBTQI/Feminist/Civil Rights Literature, Beatnik Writers, the Hip Hop Culture and countless others who've dedicated themselves to the rich culture of expressiveness created and celebrated by artistic movements from around the world. More of Maximo's work can be found on his website.

SLB’s Game-Changing Spoken Word Artists

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In an auditory pop-culture world dominated by singers and rappers, spoken word poets are the cross between scholars and musicians. Yesterday’s version of poetry has spurned a new-aged of story-telling, word play, and performance using aspects of rhyming, symbolism, and metre. Often overlooked in the saturation of today’s commercialism, independent spoken word artists are the […]

Brother Frisco Inducted into the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame

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It’s not every day that you get to talk to a world class athlete. It’s not every day that you get to talk to a world champion boxer. It’s not every day that you get to talk to a world class athlete that applied himself and became a world boxing champion… and who’s also a […]

Psi Delta Step-Team woos TEDx at Ohio State University

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On Saturday, February 8th 2014, the Psi Delta step-team was able to perform in front of 800+ people at the internationally renowned TEDx conference in Columbus, Ohio. TED is a non-profit organization that helps spread innovative ideas through presentations and performances. TEDx is a simulation of the TED experience at a local level organized by […]

We Made It In America

This is a guest post by Brother Emmanuel Hiram Arnaud. On May 22nd, 2013, after a long procession, countless traditional ceremonies, and to the roar of thousands of applauses, I turned to my right and hugged my dear friend, and brother, Jason Tejada. His towering stature soon enveloped me and I tasted the sweet linen […]

Mixed Martial Arts before Mixed Martial Arts

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If I can speak for all Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fans, I believe I can say–I can’t get enough of this stuff. Mixed Martial Arts these days has it all: champions, entertainment, and story-lines. If you look at the genesis of MMA, as we know it, it derived from inter-mingling the fighting disciplines (karate, judo, […]