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.
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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.
Dr. Kimberly Martin, professor of anthropology, died Jan. 7 in South Bend, Indiana. She was 69.
A sense of humanity and empathy for immigrants has been replaced in the Trump era with a rhetoric demeaning and characterizing each immigrant as a criminal.
Faculty, students and families enjoyed the 21st Annual Las Posadas celebration, hosted by the Latino Student Forum last Friday in the Campus Center Ballroom.
Before being forced back to what had become foreign land, Jacob, who asked that his real name be withheld because of his precarious immigration status, had only vague memories of his life in Mexico. The native of Los Mochis, in the northern coast of the state of Sinaloa, found himself hopeless in a city whose […]
The American Museum of Ceramic Art held a closing reception for its exhibit “Love, Resilience and Bad Memory” on Sunday, with artists Diego Valles and Carla Martinez-Vargas presenting their work.
The first night of International Poets and Artists at La Verne attracted roughly 50 people Thursday in the Harris Gallery for a night of Spanish to English poetry translations from two international poets. Fernando Valverde Rodriguez, from Granada, Spain, and Alí Calderón, from Puebla, Mexico, shared some of their poems and held an informal discussion […]
Last month Mexico City suffered a devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake that left more than 200 dead. Fortunately, the seismic warning system that has been in place since 1991 successfully gave the population crucial seconds to flee vulnerable buildings and prepare for the worst. The United States, however, has no such system in place; if an […]
To highlight six countries and the way they celebrate Halloween, the Campus Activities Board hosted “Halloween Around The World” Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom.