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CSUB students and community members attend vigil to mourn Palestinian lives

June 18, 2024 / By

Nearly 50 students and community members gathered together to attend a vigil held at Cal State University Bakersfield (CSUB) to mourn and honor the Palestinian lives lost by Israel’s military on June 7. 

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Latino sisters in landmark desegregation suit continue fight to have case taught in California schools

June 11, 2024 / By

Sylvia Mendez just turned 88 years old this year and vividly remembers the day in 1943 when her aunt Soledad Viduarri took her and her brothers, Gonzalo and Gerónimo Mendez along with cousins Alicia and Virgina Viduarri to enroll them at the Seventeenth Street School in Westminster, Orange County.