Immigration Law Reaches Across the Country
Immigration / Nation

Immigration Law Reaches Across the Country

Gina Leal said she considers herself lucky. Born in Mexico City, Leal is not only a DePaul sophomore, but also a U.S. citizen. However, while Leal studies anthropology and Latino studies, 90 percent of her family remains in Mexico. While the new immigration law SB1070 applies only in the state of Arizona, it has had rippling affects to the students of DePaul University, including Leal. Continue reading

Indigenous Traditions with a Twist of Coca-Cola: Mayans Market their Culture Amidst Globalization
Nation / Religion / Society & Culture / World

Indigenous Traditions with a Twist of Coca-Cola: Mayans Market their Culture Amidst Globalization

An egg traced along a young Mayan girl just before a shaman snaps the neck of a chicken in a sacrifice that goes unnoticed by many. This is the Mayan church of San Juan where pine needles, candlesticks, and Coca-Cola bottles blanket the church floor. Chants be heard as ceremonial cups of Coca Cola and … Continue reading