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John Carlos Frey 2-05-2010

I was born in Tijuana, Mexico, and grew up in San Diego, California, only a few hundred yards from the actual borderline. As a kid, there were always border patrols around but I never felt like my birthplace offered any threat. A few years ago, though, I noticed a massive escalation of security infrastructure along the U.S.-Mexico border. I couldn't figure out what had changed.

Gareth Higgins 9-30-2009
I'm reluctant to comment regarding film-maker Roman Polanski's arrest and the attempt to extradite him to the U.S.
"Ms. Baker, why are you teaching here?" one student, whom I'll call Solomon, inquired during one of our after school tutoring sessions. "You went to college," he continued unabashedly.
Duane Shank 6-12-2009
As we explore alternative sources of energy, one that is growing in popularity is "wind farms" with row upon row of rotating turbines.
Eugene Cho 6-05-2009

Welcome to the month of June. Did you know that May is considered Asian Pacific Heritage Month? Don't worry, most folks don't know or care either.

Aaron Taylor 4-24-2009
Last week Carrie Prejean, also known as the former Miss California, lost the Miss U.S.A.
Allison Johnson 3-19-2009
Many people claim the economic crisis and fixing immigration are incompatible issues or competing priorities.
Logan Isaac 2-26-2009
I am an evangelical Christian who attends church regularly, so I was surprised to see a worship service on the grounds of the Hawaii state capitol this past Sunday.

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