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The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Hispanics are not all the same

Hispanics are not all the same

Maira Sanchez,
Contributor

August 24, 2016

Mexican, Salvadoran, Guatemalan and Nicaraguan: They are all “Mexican” to Republican nominee Donald Trump. Trump has said that Mexicans are rapists, drug dealers and criminals, among other things. Yes, there might be a few that are, but most of us are not like that. Of the total arrest...

The first generation to graduate

The first generation to graduate

Maira Sanchez,
Contributor

August 17, 2016

I am the first member of my Mexican family to go to college. I am 21 years old and come from a family of nine. I have six older brothers who were born in Mexico but I was born in the US. When I graduate next spring, it will be a great accomplishment, not only for me, but for my parents an...

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