Students protest Border Patrol’s possible campus visit
May05

Students protest Border Patrol’s possible campus visit

By Luisa Sausedo The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CPB) did not participate in a campus job fair on Thursday, apparently after City College’s administration cancelled its invitation to do so after a Chicano group announced that it would protest the agency’s presence at school. Approximately 30 people organized by M.E.Ch.A. (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicana/o de Aztlán) gathered around noon in the AH Quad to protest CBP being invited...

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Students protest Border Patrol, Chick-fil-A
May05

Students protest Border Patrol, Chick-fil-A

By Gary Warth OCEANSIDE — Dozens of MiraCosta College students protested the presence of U.S. Border Patrol recruiters and the fast food chain Chick-fil-A on campus Thursday afternoon. The peaceful demonstration included students from three clubs and a Mexican-American history class who carried signs that read “Human rights for all,” “Undocumented and afraid,” and other slogans. The protest at the Oceanside campus was held during the...

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Lost items on US-Mexico border become art
May04

Lost items on US-Mexico border become art

By Julia Hutton Two Oakland artists are taking an innovative look at the US-Mexico border conflict in Border Cantos, an exhibition now on display at The San Jose Museum of Art. Landscape photographer Richard Misrach and experimental composer Guillermo Galindo began collaborating on the show four years ago, after a chance meeting at San Francisco’s Pop-Up Magazine. They explore border issues by focusing on lonely objects found...

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San Diego Named 6th Best City For Coffee Fanatics
Apr27

San Diego Named 6th Best City For Coffee Fanatics

By Kristina Bravo Seattle may still be king when it comes to coffee, but San Diego isn’t too far behind in the latest ranking of the best cities for java fanatics. The website SmartAsset last week named San Diego as the sixth best coffee city in the U.S. Seattle took the top spot and was followed by New Orleans, Portland, San Francisco and Oakland. The website collected data on the 100 largest cities in the country, and looked...

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San Ysidro Residents Brace for a Busier Border
Apr25

San Ysidro Residents Brace for a Busier Border

By H.G. Reza Hemmed in by three freeways and backed up against the border and port of entry, San Ysidro residents are exposed to an unceasing stream of air pollution from millions of vehicles passing through the community that is the busiest gateway to Mexico. Over the years residents have expressed concern about the air pollution, pointing to an unusually high number of asthma cases. Read the full story...

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Students protest Border Patrol, Chick-fil-A
Apr22

Students protest Border Patrol, Chick-fil-A

Clubs demonstrate against agency, restaurant’s politics at MiraCosta By Gary Warth  OCEANSIDE — Dozens of MiraCosta College students protested the presence of U.S. Border Patrol recruiters and the fast food chain Chick-fil-A on campus Thursday afternoon. The peaceful demonstration included students from three clubs and a Mexican-American history class who carried signs that read “Human rights for all,” “Undocumented and afraid,” and...

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