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DACA students call for path to citizenship

Local DACA activist, Alan Ledesma, talks about being limited from opportunities because of his undocumented status. Two recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program paneled a Pizza and Politics discussion with immigration attorney Marlene F. Gonzalez on Tuesday, April 17, in the Ragan Theater, to discuss the current state of the program and its impact on students at UVU. Alan Ledesma, a student at UVU and co-founder of the United Coalition for Undocumented Students, and Cristell Marcial, a fellow DACA recipient and student at UVU, shared their experience navigating the DACA program and shared the impact...

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Student Voice session shows opposing viewpoints for GE

Ethan Johnson asked the panelist about the Re-Envisioning the Undergraduate Experience process and mentioned a sense of community that can come from the shared knowledge that general education provides. Photo by Lincoln Op’t Hof Committee will face task of balancing professional focus with broad liberal arts focus   Students raised several questions about the process of re-envisioning the undergraduate experience at the Student Voice forum March 1, in the Sorensen Center. General education, a significant part of the undergraduate experience, was a recurring topic of the event, with the discussion focusing on potential changes to the curriculum and illustrated...

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