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CLASSA gains booth outside USU

Among all the club and organization booths outside of the University Student Union is the very first Chicano and Latin American Studies Student Association (CLASSA) booth. “I’m super proud of it, and the rest of the club members love it, ...

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Speaker argues the war on drugs is a failure

Students filled the seats in the McLane Hall Room 121 to hear guest speaker Ethan Nadelmann talk about why we need to end the war on drugs. Nadelmann, the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, argues that ...

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Latin diversity within film festival

The third annual Latin American Film Festival kicked off Thursday with “Which Way Home.” This festival is organized by Dr. Annabella España-Najera, assistant professor of the department of Chicano & Latin American Studies. “I coordinate this festival. I think about ...

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Reading between the lines

By Xitaly Ocampo Special to The Collegian  “In Lak’ech,” is a saying used by the Mayans to greet one another, and it is how James Manseau Sauceda began his poetry reading about cultural injustice facing Chicanos on campus Friday. Sauceda ...

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Art with a message

Politics and art are two subjects that are often discussed amongst people. Some artists choose to use politics as a means to find inspiration. By using art, they convey the importance of political issues. One such artist, Consuelo Underwood, uses art to discuss an important political issue: immigration.

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La Voz serves legitimate purpose

I have had the great privilege of editing and writing for La Voz de Aztlan this year. Throughout both semesters, our issues focused on stories relevant to Hispanic and student concerns, from the gubernatorial debate between Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown to the controversy surrounding undocumented Associated Students Inc. President Pedro Ramirez. As part of the ethnic supplement for the Chicano Latin American Studies department, it was our duty and responsibility to highlight current events critical to our constituency.

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ASI passes DREAM Act resolution

A diverse crowd greeted the Associated Students, Inc. at their bi-weekly meeting Wednesday. ASI voted on a resolution in support of the DREAM Act which won by a majority.

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Fiesto Centenario

Celebrating 40 years of Chicano and Latin American Studies

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Achievement award given to Fresno State dean

Dean Emeritus Ben Cuellar came to California State University, Fresno in 1978 and received tenure seven years later. Cuellar was the first Chicano dean in the history of Fresno State.

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