Fredy Madrigal

Fredy Madrigal
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Fredy (Jose Alfredo) Madrigal is a first-generation American, first-generation college student and has been an Arlington resident for several years now. He is currently a senior at UT Arlington pursuing his BBA in Marketing and Management. Fredy also holds a Hootsuite Social Marketing Certification and is currently the Marketing Director for the Association of Latino Professionals for America’s UTA chapter

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Martin High School Announces Removal of Logo With Native American Headdress

Through a  letter addressed to parents, students, and faculty members, Martin High School’s Principal Marlene Roddy has stated that one of the school’s logos, which depicts a “warrior” wearing a Native American headdress, will no longer be used by the school. This was one of the school’s two original...

Arlington ISD hosts 6th annual Back to School Kickoff

Good news for parents! For the 6th year in a row now, Arlington ISD is set to host their annual Back to School Kickoff on Saturday, August 15th. The event is sponsored by the Gene and Jerry Jones Foundation and is being hosted at the AT&T Stadium. And with...

City of Arlington takes First Steps to Address Local Protests Demanding Social Justice

While we saw cities across the country and even around the rest of the world host protests demanding social justice reforms, Arlington locals also played a part in the movement and organized several protests right here in the American Dream City. These recent protests have been driven in large...

How We Can Help Our Furry Friends at Arlington’s Animal Shelters

Have you been considering adding a new pet to your household? Perhaps you’re just an animal lover and genuinely enjoy spending your time helping unadopted pets in need. If either of those are the case, check out the Arlington Animal Services website! You can give your next best friend...

Texas Bars Forced to Shut Down Again Via Greg Abbott Executive Order

Arlington bar owners may be experiencing a sense of déjà vu, as an executive order by Texas Governor Greg Abbott placed on June 26th has forced them to shut down once again. Tarrant County ordered bars to close the first time around on March 18th along with several other...

Six Flags and Hurricane Harbor Have Reopened at a Limited Capacity

Arlington residents are slowly beginning to see a return to our pre-COVID-19 lifestyles with restaurants, rec centers, and other businesses and facilities reopening. Businesses that had to temporarily close their doors to the public have had time to implement new health guidelines so that they can reopen while also...

Arlington Public Facilities Begin Opening Their Doors Again

Arlington residents are beginning to see an easing up of the restrictions that were implemented in an attempt to abide by social distancing guidelines. Governor Abbott announced on May 18th that per his executive order, Texas would begin Phase 2 of its reopening process. Phase 1 began on April...

Tarrant County Organizations Provide Social Distancing Entertainment Options

In a time when social distancing guidelines are changing the way many of us go about our usual routines, many organizations and businesses are making efforts to still have their services available to the public. In fact the Electric Daisy Carnival, a popular annual music festival, just finished winding...

Arlington ISD to Hold In-Person Graduation at AT&T Stadium

Walking the stage for their graduation is something that most high school seniors look forward to. It serves as one of the final memories of their high school journey and gives their family and loved ones an opportunity to witness and celebrate this accomplishment with them. In a time...