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On her first day at Loyola’s Stritch School of Medicine in 2014, Aaima Sayed was at a press conference. While most students deal with their fair share of academic stress, Sayed and five other undocumented …

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The Loyola community has often shown its advocacy and support for undocumented students and individuals due to the large population of undocumented students on campus. But for Dr. Aurora Chang, an assistant professor at Loyola’s …

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Disclaimer: The author of this story briefly participated in Loyola’s Dream Act campaign. Loyola recently launched a campaign to support “Dreamers” — people brought to the United States illegally as children. On Thursday, students and …

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An undocumented Loyola medical student traveled with Illinois Senator Dick Durbin to Washington, D.C. Tuesday for President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address. Cesar Montelongo, a third-year student at Loyola’s Stritch School of …

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In Chicago’s 2017 Women’s March, 250,000 civilians, many donning the now-iconic pink “pussy hats,” took to the streets to advocate for a body of human rights legislation — namely women’s rights. And their message, chanted …

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When Alejandra Duran Arreola was 14 years old, she and her four younger siblings walked from their home town in Mexico through the Arizona desert with their mother. After crossing the border, they eventually settled …

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About 1,000 protesters marched Sunday to show resistance toward President Donald Trump’s administration and his policies. The rally, called “Shut Down Racism, War and Bigotry,” on Facebook, was organized by 31 cosponsors, including Black Lives …

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In the early hours of Nov. 9, 2016, the U.S. changed. Against the odds — and all major polls — Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton. The PHOENIX has followed the stories in the year since.