Music Crosses Barriers
Music Crosses Barriers
By Jenay Wright— In this world today there are so many opportunities for people of different backgrounds to practice whatever music they like. The music community is so broad and opens so many doors for people to sing different songs they like and produce them. Is this a positive...
Latinos rise in higher education
Latinos rise in higher education
By Crystal Ramirez— As Yesenia Felix sits in many of her college classes, she notices one thing. She is one of only a few Latino students occupying the seats. The 18-year-old freshman believes although she might be part of a minority population at Aurora University, this will soon...
A Christmas Confession
A Christmas Confession
By Jasmine Delgado — Dear Mami, There is something I need to tell you before I come home for Christmas. I am Mexican. I am pretty sure you knew this my whole life, but it took me some time to figure out. I did not discover this from eating all the food you made, because if someone...
My mother’s expectations
My mother’s expectations
By Annabel Garcia — Walking into the kitchen, I moved my hands across the chair leaning forward listening to my father talk about his day. I finally let myself fall into the chair as my mother called “Annabel ve a limpiarme la sala.” It felt like an order from a general...
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...