The Orion

‘Roma’ delivers stunning performance, cinematography

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Angel Ortega

January 22, 2019

“Roma” is one of the most emotionally intense films of the year with its minimalistic artistic style and strong female lead.“Roma," directed by Alfonso Cuarón, centers around the life of a middle-class family’s maid, Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio) who live in the Colonia Roma neig...

César Chávez: Behind the art

ICE art piece by Oscar Guillen. Photo Courtesy: Oscar Gullen

Alejandra Fraga

April 2, 2017

Oscar Guillen, a local award-winning artist has been inspired by César Chávez throughout most of his life. Although Guillen was born in the state of Washington in 1979, and moving to Mexico shortly afterwards, he came back to the U.S. in 1991. But a part of Mexico never left him as he brought a...

America needs to stand up against the wall

Photo credit: Chase Falk

Marrion Charissa Cruz

March 14, 2017

In the first week that President Donald Trump took office, there were speeches and protests about the resistance to the physical division between the United States and Latin America. The outbursts are the result of problems that have been rooted more directly toward the racial division in the US. The n...

#DayWithoutImmigrants made no impact

A screenshot of the Twitter activity promoting #ADayWithoutImmigrants Photo credit: Roberto Fonseca

Roberto Fonseca

March 6, 2017

On Feb. 16, immigrants in the United States participated in a #DayWithoutImmigrants to demonstrate the importance of immigration and to protest the border wall that President Donald Trump plans to build.The strike called for immigrants to not go to work, to avoid spending money and to keep children ho...

Cemetery of the ‘Not Forgotten’

Cemetery of the 'Not Forgotten'

Bianca Quilantan

September 20, 2016

Nestled in a dusty patch of the Imperial Valley desert lies “El Panteón de Los No Olvidados,” a resting place for broken dreams. Dreamers too. At least 240 migrants lie in final rest in unmarked graves in a desiccated patch of ground behind the Terrace Park Cemetery in Holtville. It is North...

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