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Barajas painting the mural in the BMU.

Imágenes de nuestros ancestros chicanos: una entrevista con el muralista Javier Barajas Villanueva

Christopher Hill, Redactor // June 4, 2022

Escondido en una sala de reuniones en el tercer piso de la BMU hay un mural que muchos estudiantes probablemente nunca antes habían visto. Dedicado para el Cinco de Mayo de 1995, el mural recuerda las...

Barajas painting the mural in the BMU.

Honoring Chicano ancestors: An interview with Mexican muralist Javier Barajas Villanueva

Christopher Hill, Staff Writer // June 4, 2022

Hidden in a meeting room on the Bell Memorial Union’s third floor is a mural that many students have likely never seen before. Dedicated for Cinco de Mayo in 1995, the mural memorializes the struggles...

Mural in the BMU honoring Cesar Chavez and other Mexican-Americans by Javier Barajas Villanueva.

‘History is on our side’: The life and struggles of Cesar Chavez

Christopher Hill, Reporter // March 31, 2022

“We are sons of the Mexican Revolution, a revolution of the poor seeking bread and justice. Our revolution will not be armed, but we want the existing social order to dissolve; we want a new social...

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