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Foreign-born students balance American and immigrant identities

Foreign-born students balance American and immigrant identities

News

May 23, 2013

Senior Victor Rodriguez said he took his favorite vacation in the summer of 2007: a road trip through Mexico, from Mexico City to the Yucatan Peninsula. He and his family spent time exploring Mayan ruins, swimming under a waterfall and talking about their adventures. But according to Rodriguez, Mexico re...

Freshman becomes youngest to qualify for science fair

News

April 25, 2013

On April 6, freshman Kamna Gupta became the youngest student in Indiana to qualify for the National level of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix from May 12 to 17. “I feel really excited and nervous and just amazed...This opportunity doesn’t come to very many freshmen at all,” Gupta said. Fo...

Travel to Mexico over spring break still comes with risk

Travel to Mexico over spring break still comes with risk

News

March 22, 2012

With spring break fast approaching in a few weeks, students will disperse to destinations across the country, or even out of it. However, one popular destination, Mexico, has attracted additional dangers. Places like Cancun have drawn many visitors over spring break; however, in the past year, drug-related violence has erupted. New studies released show that it is unsafe and unwise to venture one mile from hotel...

Recent news in Mexico raises travel concerns, students disregard warnings

feature

April 2, 2009

By Erin Lowe <elowe@hlite.org> Despite recent headlines regarding dangerous incidents in Mexico, students and teachers here still plan to travel there for spring break. But Spanish teacher Dora Mulcahy, who has family in Mexico, is not one of these people. In fact, she has been warning stu...

With current violence, keep your head during spring break

perspectives

April 2, 2009

By Bennett Fuson <bfuson@hilite.org> It’s that time of year again: spring break. Among the banter about tanlines, wild nights and lazy days, everyone is begging one question: “Where are you going for spring break?” Read More »...