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Letter to the Editor

We, the undersigned, join the Faculty Diversity Committee, and call upon President Lieberman and the University administration to stand with other colleges and universities and make our campus a sanctuary for DACA and undocumented immigrants, their families and related community members who may soon be facing deportation.

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Zimanei Slocum, sophomore anthropology major and theater minor, proposed the question, “Who built what?” next to the Donald Trump quote, “When Mexico sends its people, they are not sending their best,” on the graffiti wall during the “Pushing Boundaries: Understanding Immigration” event Wednesday in the Quad. Honors students in the seminar course, The World is Our Neighborhood, invited students to voice their opinions and thoughts on immigration during the event. / photo by Gabriella Chikhani

Working to understand immigration

Zimanei Slocum, sophomore anthropology major and theater minor, proposed the question, “Who built what?” next to the Donald Trump quote, “When Mexico sends its people, they are not sending their best,” on the graffiti wall during the “Pushing Boundaries: Understanding Immigration” event Wednesday in the Quad.

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Panelists discuss immigration issues at forum

A panel of guest speakers discussed its perspectives on immigration reform, immigration effects throughout history, common misconceptions about immigrants and the media’s negative portrayal of immigrants at “The Win-Win Situation: An Immigration Discussion Forum” Dec. 1 in the Campus Center Ballroom A.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Don Bartletti chats with Gale Carlson Ortega and Linda Carlson Lane, descendents of Irene Carlson, for whom the Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography is named. Bartletti’s photographs are from his work dealing with immigrants from Latin America crossing the U.S.-Mexico border while risking their lives. Ortega and Lane came to La Verne to hear Bartletti’s lecture and attend his reception, as this year marks the 25th anniversary of the Carlson Gallery. / photo by Helen Arase

Photos bring insight on immigrants

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Don Bartletti stimulated the minds and emotions of gallery visitors about the issues of undocumented immigrants at the “Uneasy Neighbors: The Causes and Con­sequences of Undocumented Migration to the United States” exhibit reception Sept. 18 in the Irene Carlson Gallery.

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