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No More Colonial Borders

This piece is inspired by non-Native efforts to maintain a border on lands that are not theirs. Movement across Turtle Island has been occurring since before the Europeans arrived. Although people in support of fortifying the border focus on Latine immigrants, these efforts also harm tribes whose land the border cuts through. These tribes include […]

Cena Con Colegas

Greetings a todos ustedes. Mil abrazos. Esta es la historia riquísima de una cena tan deliciosa que explotaría Gordon Ramsay.    On Wednesday, April 26, 2023, UCLA’s Chicanx/Latinx Living Learning Community (LLC) presented its first-ever Cena con Colegas.  Per the official flier advertising the event, the purpose of the dinner was for students to “network with […]

Take Me to the Ghetto

To My Home in the Desert, Take me back into your embrace.  Save me from this urban catastrophe.  Forgive me for the years I spent plotting to escape your quiet nights of coyote howls and croaks of frog.  I’m coming back just for the weekend, but you can keep me longer if you will.  Stash […]