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COMMON: ‘Voting is one of the greatest things a young person can do’

November 2, 2018 / By

Academy Award-winning actor and three-time Grammy recipient Common told local students they have the power to make a difference by voting.

Sol on the street: Bakersfield College students weigh in on McCarthy’s bill to build the border wall

October 29, 2018 / By and

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has introduced a bill this month that fully funds a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

COMMENTARY: Another year older, another year wiser, another year closer to voting

October 25, 2018 / By

BY BIVIANA URIBE

For my 16th birthday in September, I celebrated with other high school students from Delano at DoSomething.org’s GOTV bootcamp in Los Angeles.

Q&A: New York Times writer Sonia Nazario talks about immigration and journalism

October 24, 2018 / By

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario is currently an opinion writer with the New York Times. She won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing for her six-part series “Enrique’s Journey,” which follows a Honduran boy immigrating to the United States, searching for his mother eleven years after she was forced to leave her family to find work in the U.S.

Latinas unite to provide ‘space for women to come together and support each other’ at Bakersfield College

October 23, 2018 / By
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A ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday afternoon opened the first meeting of Bakersfield College’s newest campus club — Latinas Unidas.

‘We can fight back:’ Community comes together to learn how to tackle issues undocumented immigrants face in Kern County

October 18, 2018 / By
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When an immigration officer conducts a warrantless arrest, it’s usually because the person has said too much or wasn’t aware of their rights.