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Eight women speak out against repression

Andrea Morin

December 10, 2016

“La Caravana Contra la Repressión en Mexico” or "Speaking Tour Against Repression in Mexico" is a group of eight women traveling across the United States to make their voices heard. They made a stop in San Diego as one of the panels at the Binational Conference on Border Issues, a two-day event that took place at City College on Nov. 17 and at El Colegio de la Frontera...

Grammys, schmammys

Andrea Morin

December 10, 2016

Grammy award nominations came out Dec. 6 and the list of nominees is less than impressive. Over the years the Grammys have lost sparkle. The once sought-after award has become a shadow of its former self. It used to be that it was an honor to be the recipient of a Grammy award — even just be nominated. It was high praise and recognition from the Recording Academy. Now,...

Reyna Grande previews new novel at City College

Andrea Morin

December 8, 2016

A packed auditorium, more than 100 students, welcomed award-winning author Reyna Grande to City College on Nov. 15. She discussed "The Distance Between Us," published in 2012,  her memoir of her experiences as an undocumented immigrant. The book tells the story of her life since leaving her native Mexico at the age of four with her parents until her first days at the University...

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