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Documentary informs students about the harsh realities of crossing the border

students sit in theater before

Natalie Jimenez

April 26, 2016

Students were given the opportunity to see a different side of immigration Monday evening by taking a personal look of the migrant journey toward the United States through the eyes of children. For their final event of the semester, members of the Central American United Student Association decided to showcase the documentary "Which Way Home." The film follows ...

Latino educators work toward being recognized

Man points out location on globe

Natalie Jimenez

April 19, 2016

The Mexican American Educators and Spanish Teachers Organization (MAESTRO) will host an award ceremony on May 26 to honor students in the credential program who have contributed to the Latino community and the mathematics, science, and Spanish fields. The MAESTRO program was founded in the fall of 2015...

Honduran activist, Latino community share experiences at open night mic

Raquel Flores stands behind speaker box, speaking

Natalie Jimenez

April 1, 2016

Despite the windy evening, the Central American United Student Association and the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán members came together to host an open mic night in hopes to bring students together by sharing their experiences. The event on Wednesday night started with members of both student organ...

Guatemalan-based documentary informs students about female violence

The director of Justice For My Sister, Kimberly Bautista, gives an introduction of her documentary regarding the violence and injustices women in Guatemala face. Photo credit: Natalie Jimenez

Natalie Jimenez

March 11, 2016

The Central American United Student Association (CAUSA) welcomed students to their first Central American Film Experience (CAFÉ) of the semester, on Wednesday night to watch a documentary about the high amount of violence and injustices women in Guatemala face. The documentary, Justice For My Siste...

Jose Montoya’s drawings portray the life of Chicanos

Rows of Montoya's studies of women's faces covers the back wall of the exhibition at the Fowler Museum. (Natalie Jimenez /The Sundial)

Natalie Jimenez

February 23, 2016

The opening night of Jose Montoya’s Abundant Harvest: Works on Paper/Works on Life at UCLA’s Fowler Museum proved to be successful as hundreds of people attended to commemorate the lifetime work of Montoya through nearly 2,000 of his art pieces. Montoya’s personal experience of working in th...

CSUN to increase Latino professoriates in the humanities

Elizabeth Say, Dean of Humanities says that the program aims to build a faculty population that reflects the nations cultural diversity. (Natalie Jimenez / The Sundial) Photo credit: Natalie Jimenez

Natalie Jimenez

February 16, 2016

CSUN has partnered with the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education’s Center for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in hopes of increasing the number of Latino/a professors in the humanities at colleges and universities across the country. University of Pennsylvania's Pathways to Pr...

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