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Student fights against mother's deportation

Student fights against mother's deportation

When UA student Cynthia Diaz’s mother was placed in detention, it compelled her to undertake a hunger strike to fight for her mother’s freedom. Diaz, a freshman studying Latin American studies and pre-public health, said her mother was deported in May 2011.

What went wrong in Tucson?

What went wrong in Tucson?

How did things get out of control on University Boulevard in Tucson on Saturday night, when several videos showing what appeared to be police overreaction to a boisterous gathering of UA students went viral nationally? The question is sensitive, as ... Read More

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