March 2008 issue

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front cover of March 2008 issue

Border fence/wall/levee? by Jazmine Ulloa

The building of an actual physical barrier along the country’s southern border for national security may hinge on who wins the next presidential election.

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Law school faces diversity challenges by Eduardo Gonzalez

Although the School of Law at the University of Texas at Austin takes pride as one of the most diverse programs in the nation, challenges to its efforts remain.

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Farm workers continue to organize against low wages by Jessica A. Camarillo

Chavez may have been the leading voice of farm workers in the 60s, but the struggle he and the United Farm Workers Union brought to national attention isn’t over.

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Local galleries showcase minority artwork by Jessa Lauren Hollett

Each of these mini masterpieces is part of a fundraiser called “Toma Mi Corazón XVI” (Take My Heart 16), which every year raises money for La Peña Art Gallery on South Congress. The only thing that all the artists have in common is that they are all Hispanic.

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Immigrant students hope for the DREAM by Eva Romero

Almost 3 million students will graduate from high school in the United States this year. Some of them will continue their education in college, join the military or enter the workforce. Approximately 60,000 will have no such opportunity because these students have inherited the title of “illegal immigrant.”

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Carnaval Brasileiro by Gaby Chabolla

Clad in everything from glitter and fancy fabric to body paint on their bare skin, more than 5,000 partygoers from around the country streamed into the Palmer Conventions Center Feb. 2 for a night of celebration Brazilian style.

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Latino movies on the rise by Gaby Chabolla

Latino movies worth a watch. Among them: Kilometro 31, Morirse en Domingo, Charm School, and Duck Season.

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