Undocumented immigrants do not pay taxes. They take away jobs from documented Americans. An overwhelming majority of immigrants are Latino. Immigrants only have children in America in order to secure residency or citizenship. It is easy to become a U.S. citizen.
Those were the stereotypes that the sisters of Lambda Theta Alpha (LTA) and the El Centro team at the Bonner Institute seeked to dispel in their inaugural Immigration Panel Discussion held in the Education Building on Wednesday, Nov. 18.
While the world has recently been stricken with tragedy — from the attacks in Paris and Lebanon, to the protests at the University of Missouri and unrest at other colleges across the nation — the College hopes to start a push for peace. To do so, the College is focusing on starting conversations many feel “uncomfortable” talking about — primarily race and religion.
The College recently released its annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the year of 2014, published on Thursday, Oct. 1. The report contains crime and fire statistics taken by Campus Police and student-reported incidents from the past three years.
On Tuesday, Oct. 13, the five Democratic presidential candidates took the stage for the CNN/Facebook-hosted debate in Las Vegas. In honor of it being midterm season here at the College, I decided that it was only right for the participants to be graded on their performances, as well.