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Social media helps teens protest deportation

Gisela Lagos, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2013

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Teens have been using social media to organize protests against the deportation of families around the world.  As deportation of families becomes common place, teenagers around the world have started to organize against the governments...

Travel: Nevada refuge offers quiet, pristine land, rare wildlife

Scott Johnston, Travel Editor

October 9, 2013

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Cedarville, CA -- I drove into the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge on an empty dirt track at the southwestern border. There was little hint I had crossed into the refuge from Bureau of Land Management land. There was no sign I could see -- only a little kiosk with a few notices. But a couple of hundred yards in, three fawns and a buck deer shot out of the sagebrush, and in single file swerved back and forth across the road, kicking up dust devils. I had arrived. The Sheldon refuge was created in 1931 as the National Antelope Refuge to protect a dwindling population of pronghorn antelope. Sheldon occupies the northwest corner of the Nevada/Oregon border, and is a long drive from any direction. The closest big city is Reno, 300 miles away. The closest town with a grocery store is Cedarville, CA, 43 miles from the refuge’s western border. Despite the distance, the area is popular with wildlife photographers and hunters (though hunting is limited, and in some areas not...

Take your shot with NU’s Golf Team

Gisela Lagos, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2013

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The National University Golf Team will be taking on tournaments in The National Collegiate Club Golf Association tour for the second year running and adding NU students who are experienced golfers yet not enrolled in the NU Golf Academ...

José Sarria leaves a legacy in the LGBT community

September 2, 2013

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José Sarria, the first empress of the International Imperial Court and the first openly gay man to run for public office in the United States, died at his home in Albuquerque, N.M at age 90. He leaves behind a legacy in the ...

Saving LGBT literature one author at a time

Gisela Lagos, Editor-in-Chief

August 15, 2013

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The San Diego Multicultural LGBT Literary Foundation is going on nearly a year of organizing their book club and educating the public on the often ignored Multicultural LGBT book genre. While finishing his master’s degree C...

Behind The Empty Mansions: Interview With MSNBC Reporter Bill Dedman

Keanna Jackson, Contributing Writer

August 4, 2013

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NBC News Investigative reporter Bill Dedman stumbled on one of the biggest stories of his career in late 2009 while searching for a new home for his family.  Dedman’s investigative story, “The Clarks: An American Story Of...

At the heart of Hell Paso: Interview with author Jaime Portillo

Gisela Lagos, Editor-in-Chief

August 4, 2013

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A true gunslinger story, such as most have only seen on a movie screen, Dallas Stoudenmire has been the focus of Jaime Portillo’s recent works, which include the published work Hell Paso: The Story of Dallas Stoudenmire. In the early...

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