Mexico

We need to change the way we think about immigration in the U.S.

We need to change the way we think about immigration in the U.S.

04/04/2019 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor At the end of March, photos taken under a bridge in El Paso took the internet by storm. Hundreds of migrant families were packed into a parking lot, surrounded with razor-wire. The ground was covered in trash. Children, with their cheeks pressed up against the fence, looked out […]

Fourth Anniversary of DU Day of the Dead Celebration

Krystina Primack | Staff Writer 11/01/2018 Since fall 2014, Gumberg Library, the Spiritan Campus Ministry and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures have worked together to host the annual celebration of El Día De Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead. At the beginning of this week, this tradition of hosting the celebration […]

A Shattered Cultural Mosaic

A Shattered Cultural Mosaic

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor 06/20/2018 “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” These words, iconic and once defining of a nation, were penned by Emma Lazarus in 1883. Then, 20 years later, they were mounted on the Statue of Liberty as part of a poem called “The New […]

The 4th Company brings Mexican voices to U.S. audience

<em>The 4th Company</em> brings Mexican voices to U.S. audience

By Neil Runge | Staff Writer 04/12/2018 Initially a Mexican release in 2016, The 4th Company (La 4a Compañía), is seeing a new life on Netflix. Directed and written by Amil Galván Cervera and Mitzi Vanessa, this movie tells a story that can now be seen by an audience that otherwise might not have experienced […]

Duquesne’s History Forum discusses WWI and America

Duquesne’s History Forum discusses WWI and America

Raymond Arke | News Editor America was in crisis. Threats of immigrants, border friction with Mexico and a meddling European power felt overwhelming. This was the scene set by Michael Neiberg, a professor from the U.S. Army War College, as he discussed America and its entry into World War I as part of Duquesne’s 51st […]

Dear UNAM, what is feminism without women?

Dear UNAM, what is feminism without women?

By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor 10/11/17 The largest university in Mexico, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) held a conference on the topic of feminism on Oct. 11, which is a wonderful idea except for one detail: All of the 11 participants were male. This is like a panel of white people discussing the […]

‘Affluenza’ no excuse for getting away with crime

‘Affluenza’ no excuse for getting away with crime

By Natalie Fiorilli | Student Columnist  “Affluenza,” in the case of infamous teenager Ethan Couch, who was charged with four counts of intoxication manslaughter in Texas in 2013, refers to a failure to comprehend the consequences of one’s actions due to financial privileges. This term was used in defense of Couch after he drunkenly crashed […]

Canelo Shines Again

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     One-sided fights are not always bad fights. What can make them great is a fighter who has amazing skill and talent dominating an opponent. These types of fights allow a fighter to showcase their abilities and prove how great they are. This is exactly what Alvarez needed after the fight […]