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Senior Joe Cruz writes about the current U.S.-Mexico border issues and how biases against Americas indigenous people and Mexicans are further escalating the issue and increasing the tensions surrounding it.

Commentary: Walls are built from thoughts, not just by blood and bricks

By Joe Cruz January 30, 2019
Despite our shared dystopian circumstances, we must remain optimistic, not for ourselves but for one another.
The School of Americas Watch 2018 Border Encuentro hosted an “Overnight Vigil in Solidarity with the Refugee Caravan” on the Arizona side of the border Nov. 17. The vigil also included a die-in, which protested the deaths and disappearances of those who attempted to cross the southern border. The encuentro was held from Nov. 15 to 18 in Arizona and Mexico.

Students protest violence at the Arizona-Mexico border

By Grace Elletson, Maggie McAden, and Ryan King November 28, 2018
A group of Ithaca College students recently took a trip to the U.S.-Mexico border to not only challenge these policies they deem as violent and oppressive but also to bring to light  neoliberal econom
Natalia Serna performed from her album “Songs of the US-Mexico Border” on Feb. 28 at Ithaca College in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

Musician Natalia Serna sheds light on immigration injustice

By Meg Tippett, Staff Writer March 1, 2017
Natalia Serna also known by her stage name, "La Muna," said she hopes her performances in Ithaca helped educate locals about the lives of immigrants.
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