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Green card holders fear the new administration

Green card holders fear the new administration

Maira Sanchez,
Contributor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Members of the Latino community, documented and undocumented, are looking for ways to formalize their presence in the United States because they fear they may be next on President Donald Trump’s “to-do” list. Trump issued an executive order forbidding the entrance of people from seven predomin...

Presidential election got me like ‘nah’

Presidential election got me like ‘nah’

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

I feel like I am at a restaurant but all of the food is gone. All they have is salt, pepper and house salads. That is what the 2016 presidential election feels like to me. I don’t want either entrée, but I’m hungry and I have to eat, so I am forced to choose between a salad or condiments. Salad pl...

Nosotros no somos todos iguales

Nosotros no somos todos iguales

Maira Sanchez,
Contribuyente

August 24, 2016


Filed under Spanish

Mexicano, Salvadoreño, Guatemalteco y Nicaragüense: todos ellos son "mexicanos” de acuerdo al candidato republicano Donald Trump. Trump ha dicho que los mexicanos son violadores, traficantes de drogas y delincuentes, entre otras cosas. Sí es posible que haya algunos que lo son, per...

The first generation to graduate

The first generation to graduate

Maira Sanchez,
Contributor

August 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, Opinion

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...

Actor John Leguizamo teaches Latin History to “Morons”

Actor John Leguizamo teaches Latin History to “Morons”

April G. Ancheta,
Contributor

August 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Showcase

John Leguizamo’s new solo performance at the Berkeley Repertory Theater on July 22 was a 90-minute show with no intermission. In “Latin History for Morons,” the 52-year-old award-winning actor, comedian and playwright provided present-day commentary with contrasting scenes of historical Latino mom...

‘Diverse’ enough to work at Facebook?

‘Diverse’ enough to work at Facebook?

Pablo Garnica,
Contributor

August 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Facebook’s July diversity report showed that the company lacks any real progress toward achieving diversity among its employees.   According to Facebook’s figures, Black employees totaled 2 percent and Hispanics only made up 4 percent of the company's total U.S. employees. Maxine Williams, F...

Reclaiming Latino and Latina

Reclaiming Latino and Latina

Marquis Jaramillo,
Contributor

May 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Metro

At a recent  “Una Noche de Poesia” event in the Diversity Center at Cal State East Bay, the aroma of café y pan dulce — coffee and sweet bread — filled the dimly-lit room. The evening was dedicated to the work of a unique group of poesia y artistas — poets and artists — who are part of a ...

Cultural graduation rates and events at CSUEB

Bryan Cordova,
Managing Editor

May 7, 2015


Filed under Campus

It’s graduation season again, as California State University, East Bay prepares for the undergraduate commencement ceremony on June 13. Any student who has met eligibility to graduate may participate. The undergraduate ceremony starts at 5:30 p.m., but participating students are required to arr...

Children’s Museum to host Dia de los Tres Reyes

Children’s Museum to host Dia de los Tres Reyes

Bryan Cordova,
Managing Editor & Spanish Editor

January 8, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life

To celebrate Mexican culture, the Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose will be hosting a Dia De Los Tres Reyes event this Saturday and Sunday. In partnership with the Museums Latino Cultural Advisors and Kaiser Permanente, CDM will bring together many customs and traditions of the “Three Kings Da...

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