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Estercilia Simanca Pushaina gives a presentation

Attorney, author advocates for future of Wayuu people

Colombian-Wayuu author and attorney Estercilia Simanca Pushaina discussed her advocacy for the indigenous Wayuu people Feb. 27 at Taylorsville Redwood Campus.
Poster for Exonerated Central Park Five event

Who are the Central Park Five?

Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana of the Exonerated Five will appear at SLCC on Feb. 18. Learn more about their wrongful conviction in the Central Park jogger case.
United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.

Presidential impeachment trial holds little interest to young voters

SLCC students share their opinions on the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
Taj Mahal reflecting pool

Photos: India Study Abroad Program

View new photos of the SLCC India Study Abroad program.
Street Kids of Mumbai

Street kids: fending for themselves

Displaced by horrific circumstances and subject to extreme exploitation, thousands of Indian children live on the streets.
Other side of the tracks

Wealth disparity and the housing crisis in Mumbai

For any socially responsible entrepreneurs in urban development, India is poised for investment that goes beyond just the bottom line.
Salman and friends

Booksellers and convergence in India

The longtime business of selling books on the street is being kicked to the curb by politics and technology.
Table of vocational workshop products

Special needs students find stability at Akshar School

With so many disabled Indian youth lacking assistance, the Akshar School has become a haven for special needs students.
Papa dum quality control

Lijjat Papad, a majority women-run enterprise

Lijjat Pappad is a socially responsible papa dum co-op run mostly by women.
Gulumb women's goods on display

The future of entrepreneurship is female, and rural India is no exception

Literacy and opportunity prove to be great obstacles for women in Gulumb, but their spirit and desire to succeed in business does not waver.
Roadways packed with vehicles

Controlled chaos: driving etiquette in India

Navigating the busy streets of India can be an adventure in its own right.
Noah and Marcie with MIT faculty

Observations on the state of journalism

Students at the Maharashtra Institute of Technology voice their concerns about misinformation in the digital age.