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Community panel 'breaks down barriers'

Community panel ‘breaks down barriers’

by Allyson Myers, Staff Writer // April 26, 2017

A student honor society, Scholars Without Borders, hosted a panel discussion regarding President Donald Trump’s immigration and travel-ban executive...

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Arnelle Sambile, English and communication senior (left), protests with the Muslim Student Association Feb. 7, 2017.

Student relationships affected by fear from ban

by Kayla Jimenez, News Editor // February 15, 2017

Freddie Gonzalez, a Mexican-Muslim mechanical engineering senior, said he is heartbroken when he visits the mosque because he sees people who know their...

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OPINION: We need leadership from Republicans; not lip service

by Pabel Lopez, Contributor // February 1, 2017
These so-called leaders must be held accountable, either at the ballot box or in the courts.
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OPINION: Halting refugee resettlement on Holocaust Remembrance Day tone deaf, insensitive and abhorent

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Staff Columnist // February 1, 2017
The U.S. is a diverse nation, and among it population are people whose families who have been affected by a previous generations’ refusal to admit refugees.
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The author and her cousin, Elena Yeroushalmi, in Tehran, Iran, April 1998. Photo courtesy of Talia Raoufpur

OPINION: Trump’s travel ban is personal

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist // February 1, 2017
The Iranian people are hospitable, welcoming and brave. Many embody the ideals our country stands upon. To prohibit them from entering our country is dishonorable.
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OPINION: Immigration is the core of American identity

OPINION: Immigration is the core of American identity

by Nicole Sazegar, Senior Staff Writer // February 1, 2017
Unfortunately, my family’s sacrifice doesn’t mean much if these prospects are ripped away from because my nationality is seen as a threat to the country we’ve contributed to for the past 18 yea
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