‘Brooklyn’ is a Thoughtful Film About Taking Chances

Among all of the flash of big budget movies, it’s nice to see an understated, thoughtful story.

Dads Protecting Kids from Internet Dangers

Wade Kelsey Reflects As He Works to Keep His Son Internet Safe

A Nation of Immigrants

Immigrant and native-born workers share a common destiny of starvation if the potentially liberating new technologies are left in the hands of the corporate ruling class.

Charlie Hebdo Reinforces the Very Racism it is Trying to Satirize

If people take you seriously, then it isn’t a joke.

Not All is Lost: A Letter of Gratitude and Remembrance

Warren Blumenfeld writes a letter to his Polish Great-Grandparents and reflects on his journey of being Jewish and gay.

My House was Empty

We appreciate the little things. And that makes all the difference.

One American’s Immigration History Coincides with Many of the Issues that Cause Such an Uproar Today

Rich Monetti shares his family’s powerful story of immigration and survival.

Under the Microscope: Beliefs and Skewed Views of Immigrants and Crime Rates

Brittni Brown feels the negative association with immigrants and beliefs of many US citizens in relation to crime rates aren’t founded on solidarity.

The Journey of My Cultural Identity

Luke Park, Korean-Canadian, shows us how embracing your authenticity through diversity can lead to more humanity!

Dear Rick Perry: Stop Convincing People Terrorists are Crossing the Border in Mass Numbers

Immigrants in the United States are already stigmatized enough, they do not need to be linked to the issue of terrorism.

People On The Move: What To Do About All The Homeless People?

A travel experience caused Dr. Jed Diamond to reflect on the staggering amount of refugees and displaced persons in our world today.

On NU’s Bracero Exhibit, My Father & the Word ‘Brazers’

For a kid in Chicago’s Little Village Neighborhood, the only thing worse than being called a wetback was being called a Brazer. It wasn’t until college that Ray Salazar learned what that word really meant.

100 Words on Love: Thicker Than Blood

Love sees no boundaries, and in its blindness, crosses them.

Returning Home

Where is home? Shaky Shergill writes on the place he’d always dreamed about and the home he’s already found.

100 Words on Love: Ninety-Nine

Ninety-nine and only faded battlefields behind me: grumbling tanks, tire treads, bodies laid on broken pavement.

My American Dream [Op-Ed]

Alex Yarde wonders if his generation will be the last to benefit from the American Dream