PORTFOLIO OF ARTICLES
A Few of My Published Works
FROM UNFIT, DEPRESSED DRINKER AND SMOKER TO KIM KARDASHIAN'S TRAINER - HERE'S HOW 'FITGURL MEL' FOUND SUCCESS
May 6, 2018
Before Melissa Alcantara became "Fitgurl Mel" -- the incarnation of a vibrant celebrity trainer who's helped whip Kim Kardashian into shape -- there was just Melissa, a self-described "yo-yo dieter" who drank and smoked too much.
VACATION SEEKERS FLOCK TO CENTRAL AMERICAN TROPICS AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO CARIBBEAN, MEXICO
April 15, 2018
Many vacationers have passports bearing the seals of a Latin American or Caribbean country. Now, an increasing number are flocking to six countries that, until recently, have been the best kept secret among destination travelers.
HOW MANY TEACHERS FEEL ABOUT ARMING THEMSELVES IN SCHOOLS – ESPECIALLY WITH A PRICE TAG THAT COULD RUN INTO THE BILLIONS
March 18, 2018
Yesenia Herrera, a first grade teacher at the Sarah Greenwood Elementary School in Boston, has undergone training that helps teachers assess when they should flee, lock down or try to fight back during an attack. However, she said she does not think teachers should be armed, a subject that's been hotly debated in the wake of the Parkland, Florida massacre.