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Living in Los Angeles: Long-distance romancing with Damien Maloney, straight-edge date nights with Erica Shultz, eating lots of pizza and lots of mochis, loving and then loathing public transit, spending time with Candice and reading books with her daughter, Lily Working for Ms. magazine: 12-hour work days, getting published for the first time, drinking free [...]
Published by the Media Consortium/Huffington Post After commanding the world’s attention in 2010 with its cavalier stance on immigration, the Arizona state legislature is threatening—once again—to dominate national immigration discourse and policy. This week, Arizona state Senator and Senate President-Elect Russell Pearce (R) spoke candidly with CNN’s Jessica Yellin about his plans to introduce a [...]
At the trade show she tells us that she listens to rocks, translating their reverberations into blue-bottled potions and aspirated remedies. Her lips curl back into a smile as she speaks, revealing two rows of tiny teeth peeking above shrinking gum. They glisten violet and pearl and light pink, twinkling like lit little gemstones: a [...]
Arizona’s leaders mount a crusade against Latino students, campus diversity, and education itself. Published by Campus Progress Sporting long dark hair, a college tee, and a bright smile, Silvia Rodriguez Vega, a 23-year-old graduate student earning her master’s in education at Harvard University, is a far cry from the menacing mendicant stereotype conjured up by [...]
I walked in my father’s footsteps when I was 23. With my brother and my sister, I slid through a highway-side gate made of wire and entered a wood. We were looking for a well, for a giant tree—all that would be left to mark the House Place. In a clearing we found an elm, [...]