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Deported Businessman Separated From Family

picture of a picture on a phone of 4 young children playing in a living room
Valley View News February 27, 2018

Julian Montanez, a San Fernando Valley resident, was deported to Mexico last week. He owns an air conditioning business which supports his family. He was caught numerous times for traffic violations and...

Local fruit vendor learns, teaches from job

vendor puts finishing touches on fruit tray
Erik Luna May 3, 2016

She chops off the end of a mango, turns it around and does the same to the other side. She begins to peel it and soon takes a knife and chops it into cubes, before placing it into a plastic container and...

North America is heading toward marijuana legalization

Illustration of a map of the United States of America' colored in all black with a gray Marijuana leaf drawn on top of the map.
Sergio Monreal November 17, 2015

When it comes to marijuana legalization, the United States is stuck between two immovable forces. Canada has recently elected a prime minister who favors the immediate legalization of marijuana. Additionally,...

ICYMI: A schism in the art of protesting

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Ryan Mancini April 27, 2015

Last month, no one could have imagined the frustration and turmoil that would rupture from the nation south of ours, when the mass grave with 43 bodies was unearthed. Neglect of focus from both the U.S....

Students, parents of Mexican university students speak at CSUN

Marissa Nall March 20, 2015

Angel Neri de la Cruz Ayala, a student at the Ayotzinapa school in Mexico was stopped and shot at by police during a protest.Ayala he put his hands up after the buses were forced to stop and identified...

CSUN’s UNAM partnership could spell disaster

Margarita Nieto, professor of Chicana/o studies, and Javier Rico, a professor from UNAM, speak at an event commemorating Octavio Paz, a Mexican writer. This was the first event of the CSUN-UNAM partnership and the Center for Mexico and Latin American studies. File photo/Daily Sundial
Professor Rudy Acuña May 7, 2014

A recent speech by Asian American studies professor, Glenn Omatsu, reminded me of the importance of Asian American and ethnic studies in combating stereotypes. Omatsu is a pioneer in ethnic studies....

Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de CSUN promotes community and culture

Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de CSUN promotes community and culture
Jonathan R. Diaz December 2, 2013

Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de CSUN has been a part of the campus community since 1970. They perform traditional Mexican dances, or ballet folklorico, from various regions of Mexico. Though composed primarily...

Mexican border open to CSUN program

Mexican border open to CSUN program
Clarissa Corona October 16, 2013

Tarah Davis, a graduate student studying art at CSUN recently visited Ensenada, Mexico, located south of San Diego through the CSUN Mexico Teacher Project. During the trip, Davis was exposed to a new culture...

Ciudad Juárez is not just drug wars

Ciudad Juárez is not just drug wars
Michael Arvizu September 22, 2013

Ciudad Juárez. Its very mention connotes images of shootouts in the streets, bodies lying on the roads, mass graves and newspapers filled with the photographs of yet another score of young men and...

Deferred action program may temporarily help undocumented students

Deferred action program may temporarily help undocumented students
Gabrielle Moreira September 30, 2012

Deportation has often been a fear for undocumented students, but now some students are worrying less because of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Ana Miriam Barragan was 10-years-old...

How to: Throw a Fiesta

Victoria Hernandez April 26, 2010

Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, lands on a Wednesday and a week before finals which can be a buzz kill for those that want to consume alcohol on that day. No worries, there are other fun things...

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