Author: Maria Aguilar

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Students divided on Metaxas’ invitation to JBU

On Sept. 8, students stood outside the Berry Performing Arts Center to protest the invitation of conservative author and radio host Eric Metaxas to speak on the John Brown University campus. The Center for Faith and Flourishing (CFF) hosted the event “Should Christians Vote for Trump?” which aimed to offer […]

Opinion

It is Not Your History

“Why should we learn U.S. history when we are from Central America? That makes no sense,” said one of my high school peers during a history class. Although it was a trivial remark made more than two years ago, I still vividly remember questioning the same thing myself. Why should […]

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Public Charge Rule to Limit Visa Applications

What would you sacrifice for someone you love? Would you endure physical and sexual violence? Would you leave the comfort of your own home to be exposed to risks such as abduction, exploitation or even death? That is the case for approximately 10.5 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. as […]

Opinion

Us vs. Them: Is it always the case?

“Don’t worry about discrimination in the States. You can pass off as a white person.” “Are you from Honduras? I am surprised because you look white.” “Don’t fall in love with a Hispanic if you want your kids to look pretty.” Growing up, I was always told that I was […]