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May 27, 2015

A Documented Voice

by Phoenix Chene   Five hundred sixty thousand That is the number of undocumented immigrants living in Illinois. Of the 1.5 million undocumented Asian Americans in the United States, 67,000 of them live here, and I am one of the people making up 12% of the “unauthorized population” in the state. You probably haven’t heard much about my existence because […]
May 21, 2015

From Tlaltenango to Chicago

By Yessica Huizar The car ride of over thirty hours was exhausting. Five people in a little truck, full with luggage, and the weather over ninety degrees was very overwhelming for six year old Keka. Not only did she had to deal with the weather and a small space, but also with her annoying brother who kept talking the whole […]
May 4, 2014

In Translation, 2014

A magazine of language and identity Download the magazine here: In Translation 2014 (PDF) Table of Contents Cover Art by Tony Miyafuji Culture, Language and Rhetoric– Who Should be Responsible: The Reader or the Writer? by Mariana Carvalho Glass Jars  by Phoenix Chen No Speak English by Zorgie Sanchez Light Within by Samrin Samad Crossing the Other Side by […]