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¡Viva chilaquiles for Mexican Independence Day!

Javier Hernandez, Reporter // September 16, 2021

More than 200 years ago, Mexicans started their journey for independence against Spain. After countless years of allowing Spain to be in charge, the Mexican people were tired of the corruption. Now on...

Pico de gallo para Cinco de Mayo

Pico de gallo para Cinco de Mayo

Ian Hilton, Reporter // May 2, 2021

Hola, and happy early Cinco de Mayo! Having worked in many kitchens, I’ve had the pleasure of cooking alongside a number of Hispanics, especially Mexicans, so this contemporarily Amerianized holiday...

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‘Roma’ delivers stunning performance, cinematography

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...

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

César Chávez: Behind the art

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...

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America needs to stand up against the wall

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...

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

#DayWithoutImmigrants made no impact

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...

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...

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