Archive for December, 2010

Support the Dream Act THIS WEEK! – America Needs It!

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

New America Media says: Over 60 million adults access ethnic media. Their voices should be heard by lawmakers considering this important piece of immigration legislation this week. If ethnic media across the country carry this button on their websites this week, it will send a powerful message to lawmakers about the civic engagement of our communities. —By Sandy Close, Executive Director, New America Media.













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The WORD
Harry Potter is a DREAM Act Kid

It’s Been One of Those Semesters – 3

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Part 3 of 4: The Response to the Envoy’s Response

Jesse Lent’s comments are in bold.

Date: Sat Oct 16 08:41:13 EDT 2010
From: Gregg Morris
Subject: Re: Attention Envoy Editor-in-Chief Ming Fearon (Short Version)
To: “Jesse Lent, Envoy News”

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It’s Been One of Those Semesters – 2

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

Part 2 of 4: The Envoy Responds

—- Original message —-
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2010 17:46:21 -0400

From: “Jesse Lent, Envoy News”
Subject: Re: Attention Envoy Editor-in-Chief Ming Fearon (Short Version)
To: gmorris@hunter.cuny.edu
Cc: envoyeditor@gmail.com, Andrea Zaharieva , bstein@hunter.cuny.edu

Dear Professor Morris:

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It’s Been One of Those Semesters – 1

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

The Voice of Hunter College Since 1944? Oh, Please!

Part 1 of 4:

Below is a message I posted on Hunter-L early in the semester regarding a cheap shot by Editor in Chief Ming Fearon, who is at the top of the food chain for a Hunter student publication that purports to be “the voice of Hunter College since 1944.”
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10 Reasons America Needs the The DREAM Act

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Posted by Stephanie Valencia on December 03, 2010 at 03:13 PM EST
Stephanie Valencia is an Associate Director of the Office of Public Engagement

In the coming days, Congress will vote on the DREAM Act – a common-sense piece of legislation drafted by both Republicans and Democrats that will give young people who grew up in the United States a chance to contribute to our nation by pursuing a higher education or serving in the U.S. armed forces. It’s limited, targeted legislation that will allow only the best and brightest to earn their legal status, and applies to those brought to the United States as minors through no fault of their own by their parents, and who know no other home.

Here are 10 reasons we need the DREAM Act:

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