Teresa Puente is an associate journalism professor at Columbia College Chicago. She was previously a reporter at the Chicago Tribune and was on the editorial board at the Chicago Sun-Times. She also writes the Chicanisima blog on ChicagoNow.com


In Michoacán, the Mexican holiday known as the Day of the Dead appeared to take on special significance.

All My Children

The telegenic president-elect is married to a soap-opera star, fathered two kids out of wedlock, and is close to a disgraced former president, says Teresa Puente.