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Rachel Alexander
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Small-town digital journalist & aspiring all-around nerd.
Small-town digital journalist & aspiring all-around nerd.

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I was super excited about President Obama's decision to stop deporting undocumented students. And then I read the comments on the New York Times article. And then I just kind of had to write this in response.

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So the aid center I'm working in for the next two weeks is run by a Catholic-Episcopalian coalition, and I'm the lone atheist volunteer. Some thoughts on trying to work for social change without God in the picture.

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In which I attend a binational concert on both sides of the US-Mexico border wall, and get a reminder in the importance of finding the beauty in broken places.

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So I'm doing my thesis research over the next few weeks on the U.S.-Mexico border (or Arizona-Sonora, more accurately). If you want to follow a long and don't know a lot about border history and politics, start here!

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Behind the scenes--building a border wall at Whitman College, in an act of political art.

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