The U.S. is a star player in the drug war. However, when it comes time to play an active role in ending the game, the U.S. suddenly calls timeout and sits on the sidelines.
Although illegal immigration is down, a record number of dead bodies were found in the Arizona desert over the past year.
Dealing with international law does not always lead to smooth sailing. Cultural barriers can only make things even more sticky. But, the opportunities for an enterprising young lawyer in this field are many. As a senior associate at global law firm Mayer Brown, Georgina Fabian understood this quite well. She saw a continuous growth in … Read more
BY ARIANNA HERMOSILLO AND RACHEL METEA, PHOTOS BY GRIZEL PRECIADO The streets of Chicago were bursting at the seams last Friday to celebrate the beginning of one tournament and the end of another. Diehard Blackhawks fans waiting for the victory parade stopped to catch a glimpse of another major sport moment – a face-off between … Read more
Gina Leal said she considers herself lucky. Born in Mexico City, Leal is not only a DePaul sophomore, but also a U.S. citizen. However, while Leal studies anthropology and Latino studies, 90 percent of her family remains in Mexico. While the new immigration law SB1070 applies only in the state of Arizona, it has had … Read more
If you were to have attended last Saturday’s march that flooded the streets of Chicago, you would have heard the shouts of over 40 DePaul students yelling, “si se puede.” Their voices joined over 20,000 others in a march that protesting against the new Arizona law. “This march is going to let everyone know that … Read more
Joel Lydic, a senior at DePaul celebrates in costume at Carnaval in Mérida, Mexico. | RACHEL METEA Glittered-masks, parades, and Corona floats took the streets at this years’ Carnaval in Mérida, Mexico, where several DePaul University students are studying abroad. “Carnaval was a little cheesy and way too commercial. Almost every float was a beer … Read more