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Bilingual commentary: Is College Still Relevant?*

Bilingual commentary: Is College Still Relevant?*

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor Granted, there are problems in our system of higher education in...
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Bilingual commentary: Community College Does Care

Bilingual commentary: Community College Does Care

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor A letter* to the editor of the Ventura County Star last...
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Bilingual commentary: U.S.-North Korean Pas de Deux

Bilingual commentary: U.S.-North Korean Pas de Deux

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor Those of us who are old enough have been here before:...
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Bilingual commentary: “Nobody’s Got to Use the Internet”

Bilingual commentary: “Nobody’s Got to Use the Internet”

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor These are actually the words of a Wisconsin congressman, Rep. F....
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Bilingual commentary: The Mystery of the Father-Daughter Dance

Bilingual commentary: The Mystery of the Father-Daughter Dance

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor In recent news*, 6-year-old Gracie was looking forward to attending the...
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Bilingual commentary: The Other Side of the Wall

Bilingual commentary: The Other Side of the Wall

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor Trump’s big, impenetrable, towering, massive, “beautiful,” southern border wall is all...
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LULAC Disappointed with Trump Administration’s Failure to Ban Toxic Pesticides on Eve of César Chavez Day

LULAC Disappointed with Trump Administration’s Failure to Ban Toxic Pesticides on Eve of César Chavez Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declined to ban chlorpyrifos – a dangerous pesticide widely used in agriculture and linked to many health hazards, particularly neurological damage in children. Last year, LULAC joined other health, environmental, and civil rights organizations to file a legal petition requesting a ban on the toxic pesticide, and...
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Bilingual commentary: Health Bill Fiasco

Bilingual commentary: Health Bill Fiasco

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor Last week was a premier display of the ineptitude and complete...
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Bilingual commentary: In an Idyllic Political World…

Bilingual commentary: In an Idyllic Political World…

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor Once upon a time, in a magical country light-years away in...
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Bilingual commentary: Boomers in La La Land

Bilingual commentary: Boomers in La La Land

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor As I was heading out the door of my home one...
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Bilingual commentary: Impermanence

Bilingual commentary: Impermanence

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor About a month ago, American actress, model and businesswoman Jessica Alba...
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Latino News Notes: Latinos divided about their place in America after Trump’s election

Latino News Notes: Latinos divided about their place in America after Trump’s election

By the Pew Research Center Click here for the entire newsletter Hispanics are divided about their place in America after Trump’s election. A growing share says the situation of U.S. Latinos is worsening, and about half worry they or someone they know might be deported. A total of 54 percent are confident about their place in America, while...
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Bilingual commentary: Winning the Lottery

Bilingual commentary: Winning the Lottery

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor How many times have we heard someone say, or have said...
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Bilingual commentary: Mexican Outrage

Bilingual commentary: Mexican Outrage

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor Mexico has a history of resenting the U.S. for a variety...
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Bilingual commentary: The Spring 2017 Oxnard College Literature, Arts & Lecture Series

Bilingual commentary: The Spring 2017 Oxnard College Literature, Arts & Lecture Series

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor In an unexpected corner of Ventura County, we have access to...
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