Yesterday UIC undocumented students came out at their campus to “denounce lingering fear as well as defy a culture of silence that disregards student voices.” This is Lulu Martinez’s story. Lulu was part of the DREAM 9 activists who started the Bring Them Home campaign at the border. My name is Lulu and I am […]

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By Omar Cerda Last week Time magazine released to the world the cover of its latest international issue, featuring none other than Mexico’s president Enrique Peña Nieto standing triumphantly behind the words “Saving Mexico.” Yes, just like you and thousands of other Mexicans, coffee spewed out of my mouth as I stared in disbelief. We all […]

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By Cindy Tovar As second generation Latinos, we are skilled in the art of translation.  We’ve been doing it since we were kids. For many of us whose parents never learned English, it’s a life-long position, especially as our parents get older and need more help.  So when it came time to help my mother […]

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