Cuban salon gives hope to breast cancer survivors
Cuban salon gives hope to breast cancer
By Sylvia Obén— October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Illinois ranked as the 9th highest in the U.S. for cases of breast cancer, according to the latest survey conducted by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in...
Author Sonia Nazario discusses own unfinished journey
Author Sonia Nazario discusses own unfin
Danielle Dwyer— Every day journalists work to seek the truth, tell the story and be a watchdog for society. Goals that take hard work, determination and perseverance to achieve. For Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author Sonia Nazario, these were traits she said she felt were...
Thank you for your stories
Thank you for your stories
“Hijo, we’re taking a big chance, we can be robbed , even killed. Remember the stories we’ve been hearing since we left home. But what can we do?” —Luz, In Search of Bernabe   By Elizabeth Giadans— Thank you for your stories on how you migrated to the land I was born...
Latina with a voice
Latina with a voice
By Natalia Avilez — Natalie Oliveri Whether she is sitting at a piano composing chords, writing songs for her next album or working with one of the many musical groups in the Chicago area; Natalie Oliveri “is” a Latina with a voice. From R&B, oldies, hip-hop,...
El tango de Guerra
El tango de Guerra
Por Luz García y Silvia Chávez– “Si yo tuviera el corazón…El corazón que dí…si yo pudiera como ayer…querer sin presentir … Es posible que a tus ojos que me gritan su cariño los cerrara con mis besos…” Esas palabras son el coro de “Uno”, una canción...
First-generation College Grad
First-generation College Grad
By Lourdes Vazquez — In a couple of months many students will take part in a ceremony where they will walk across a stage to receive a paper that will ultimately be proof of their education. For some it will only be the end of their educational career and they will begin their...