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Border wall theater

After a record breaking 35-day government shutdown,  Trump gave the American legislature until Feb. 15 to agree on funding for the border; When that didn’t happen, our...

Borderlinks: no more death trials

Within the Tucson Peace Center a group of about 10-15 people from all over the United States congregated on Jan.13. We came together because of a call from the organization called...

Borderlinks: searching for a body

Image courtesy of Emily Rodden. I went out on a walk with the Tucson Samaritans on Jan. 17, 2019. Our goal on this walk was to search for the remains of a man, a migrant named...

Borderlinks (pt. 4)

In this series, I have talked all about the Tucson Samaritans and Borderlinks, but there are so many more good people doing good work in the Tucson, Arizona area. A couple of...

Borderlinks (pt. 3)

One night I was walking into the Borderlinks office and I overheard Derik Alvarez telling his story to a group of volunteers on his migration journey, walking through the desert...

Borderlinks (pt. 2)

Driving in a car for two hours with people that you do not know can be a stressful experience. But being in that circumstance, I didn’t feel anything but welcomed when I...

Borderlinks (pt. 1)

Approximately 7,000 people have died in the Sonoran Desert trying to enter or re-enter the United States. I can’t believe that statistic, and I can’t believe policies in the...

Kaleo comes to the tower

Has there ever been an over usage of the Icelandic flag as a decoration? Well if there ever was, it would be at a Kaleo Concert. On Nov. 18 at the Tower Theatre in Upper Darby...