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Hispanics and Latinos are not all Mexicans, but all deserve respect

Hispanics and Latinos are not all Mexicans, but all deserve respect

By Photo Editor

October 3, 2016

Almost every Latino or Hispanic person has dealt with being asked,“Are you from Mexico?” It’s infuriating for them to explain they are Latino, Hispanic or even Spanish, and not necessarily Mexica...

P-Fac vote spurs union investigation

P-Fac vote spurs union investigation

January 26, 2015

After a month of its leadership campaigning for separation, the Part-Time Faculty union has voted to disaffiliate from its parent union, the Illinois Education Association-National Education Associatio...

Jake Gyllenhaal goes all-in for psychological ‘Nightcrawler’ role

Jake Gyllenhaal goes all-in for psychological ‘Nightcrawler’ role

November 10, 2014

On the morning news, viewers see footage of crimes, accidents and the aftermath of some of the most painful things a person can experience. But what are the costs some people pay to get that gruesome foo...

Mercadito Counter fresh and fast food

Mercadito Counter fresh and fast food

November 3, 2014

With so many Mexican restaurants to choose from, it is hard for newcomers to stand out. But Mercadito Counter, 738 N. Clark St., a self-described “Mexican Deli,” avoids falling into the fast-food categ...

Recipe: Beef enchiladas

Recipe: Beef enchiladas

September 8, 2014

I HAVE BEEN a picky eater since I was a child. However, being a picky eater does not mean that I can’t appreciate flavorful dishes. My mom convinced me to eat enchiladas by telling me that they were esse...

Being ‘welcoming’ requires more than an ordinance

By Editorial Board

September 23, 2012

The Chicago City Council passed the aptly titled “Welcoming City Ordinance” on Sept. 13 to make the city friendlier for undocumented immigrants. The ordinance stops police officers from holding undocumented immigrants for immigration authorities in most circumstances. The city is not actively protecting undocumented immigrants, but resources willnot be used for the purpose of detaining and deporting. This is a step in t...

Mango black bean salsa

By Katy Nielsen

May 1, 2011

The Mexican festival Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Battle of Puebla. Taking place on May 5, the event is celebrated across the U.S. What better way to enjoy the day than with a mango black bean salsa to share with friends and family?The ingredients are low in calories but don’t lack flavor, and using mango adds freshness to the dish. This recipe takes approximately 10 minutes to prepare and does not require expertise i...

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