Mexican Poet Javier Sicilia Marches to End Drug Violence

As many people try to flee from the dangers of drug cartels in border cities, Mexican poet Javier Sicilia plans to march for peace in Ciudad Juarez on June 10.

To travel or not to travel: Mexico

On March 16 an e-mail from the Dean of Students, Robert J. Naples, appeared in my inbox. The e-mail issued a warning about traveling to Mexico due to the recent drug-related violence in the border cities such as Tijuana, Nogales, and Ciudad Juarez. The Dean’s warning appeared to be more than a mere suggestion – it implicitly discouraged students from traveling to Mexico.