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Why Immigrant Rights Advocates Aren’t Worried About Texas Judge’s Ruling

Posted  February 18, 2015  by  We'Ced

A federal judge on Monday blocked Obama’s executive actions on immigration from going into effect. But while immigration reform advocates say they are confident the judge’s decision will be reversed, they are concerned about the uncertainty the ruling could generate within immigrant communities.

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Some of the Best–and Worst–Valentine’s Day Stories in Merced

Posted  February 13, 2015  by  We'Ced

Valentine’s Day is upon us, the season of love, friendship and massive amounts of chocolate. For every giant stuffed bear, bouquet of roses and array of balloons, there is also the inevitable sting of disappointment from unrequited affection. We’Ced reporters asked around the community to find the best–and worst–Valentine’s Day stories that people had to share.

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Community Reacts to Issues Raised At Merced Screening of US/Mexico Border Doc ‘Purgatorio’

Posted  February 11, 2015  by  We'Ced

by We’Ced reporters photos by Alyssa Castro and We’Ced reporters Ed Note: On January 31st, Merced resident and film maker Rodrigo Reyes screened Purgatorio: A Journey Into the Heart of the Border. Co-sponsored by Merced Organizing Project and Building Healthy Communities, the screening was paired with a panel afterwards that facilitated a conversation around the […]

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At Town Hall, Community Speaks on Public Safety

Posted  February 6, 2015  by  We'Ced

On Thursday January 29th, the City Council of Merced held one of it’s two annual Town Hall meetings in the cafeteria of Tenaya Middle School. Over 50 people gathered to discuss how to improve the city. Many attendees shared their thoughts on public safety in Merced with We’Ced reporters.

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Navigating College While Depressed

Posted  January 22, 2015  by  We'Ced

Keeney said she is now very open about her depression. “I actually find that talking about it has been really helpful.” Though she also noted people need to understand “you can’t get over it in one day.” While in school, she’s also come up with ways to cope with bouts of depression. “If I feel myself get too stressed out, or too unmotivated, then I will just take a day and just breathe,” she said.

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