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Photographer depicts Indigenous people’s lives in a different light

Author and photographer Antonio Turok hosted the presentation “Mexico Resistance” on Indigenous People’s Day Monday in the University of La Verne’s Sacred Space.

Mexico sets an example for the U.S. with abortion ruling

This month, Mexico’s supreme court voted to decriminalize abortion in the country. This historic decision revokes a law that punished women with up to three years in prison for having an abortion including cases that involve rape. 

Club presents a culturally inclusive virtual world tour

University of La Verne students were able to learn about different countries and add to their travel bucket list at the Language and Culture Club's Virtual World Tour, last week on Zoom.

Students learn Dia de los Muertos traditions during remote celebration

The Latino Student Forum held its annual Dia De Los Muertos celebration for students over Zoom with 23 participants last week. 

DACA student navigates goals amid obstacles, uncertainty

A sophomore biology major and resident assistant at the University of La Verne, Emely Ortega-Martinez appears to be like any other college student – young, athletic, studious and friendly. But she is also undocumented and one of the 700,000 DACA recipients in the United States.

Interfaith lecture focuses on Catholic feminist

Recent graduate Kimberly Gonzalez and University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner discussed Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz’s role as a feminist educator in 17th century Mexico City Wednesday in the University Chapel.

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