‘A violent minority does not equate a violent majority’

"Do you know any cartel members?" "I heard it’s like, really dangerous there." "Aren’t you scared to visit?" These are only a few of the reactions I’ve received when I tell people I’m Mexican-American. A few would think I’m ashamed to say where my family and roots come from, but in reality … [Read more...]

‘I am Mexican, not an alien’

I was only three years old when my father decided to migrate to the U.S. and follow the "American Dream." Just like many immigrants, he risked his life crossing the border to give us a better life. He worked hard to send us money to Mexico and better himself. He made a big sacrifice by not seeing us … [Read more...]

International Potluck brings countries together

There was the smell of meat and spice in the air. People sat around with their friends eating a variety of food from all around the world. The International Potluck brought people from all walks of life together on Noc 14 at 5 p.m.Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator, said, “International Education … [Read more...]

Diversity of Mexico characterized by photos and projections

Existe lo que tiene nombre: the Contemporary Photography in Mexico show opened in the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery on March 4 at 6 p.m., featuring the works of more than 20 different artists, who speculate on the diversity of life within the borders of Mexico. Simultaneously, photographer David Taylor … [Read more...]