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Here’s to the beautiful people on the southside of town

Here’s to the beautiful people on the southside of town

| November 4, 2016

By Victor Zápari Special to El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated Today was an interesting day to say the least—Nov. 2, 2016. A friend and I were on our way to take my dog Rucky on his daily walk at Foster Park. However, that didn’t happen because my car ran out of oil randomly as we […]

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Make your voice heard: Save IPFW

Make your voice heard: Save IPFW

| October 20, 2016

By Victor Zápari Special to El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated On Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, IPFW held a media day. The university’s Chancellor Vicky L. Carwein and Carl Drummond, vice chancellor of academic affairs and enrollment management, discussed some of the things the university is doing to gain higher enrollment numbers. The discourse of the […]

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A comedy of potential terrors and politics of hate: The Trump candidacy

A comedy of potential terrors and politics of hate: The Trump candidacy

| October 4, 2016

By Victor Zápari Special to El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated I joke a lot about only being able to talk about music and standup comedy for extended periods of time and in a lot of ways that may be true. However, one of the reasons I joke about that is because I believe comedians are […]

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City’s first Latino film fest to feature landmark movies, special guest directors

City’s first Latino film fest to feature landmark movies, special guest directors

| September 21, 2016

By William Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Chilean Andrés Montenegro, filmmaker of animated movies, associate professor of computer animation at IPFW, is always a painter. “I started painting very, very early as a child, at 10. I was so motivated with oil painting that I asked my dad to buy me a kit. […]

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Get out and vote!

Get out and vote!

| September 6, 2016

By Victor Zápari Special to El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated I would like to start y saying I try really hard to remain impartial while writing about politics. However, this article will be quite different from the norms that I have created in previous writings. The overall purpose of this article is to get people […]

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Democrats make pitch to Latino community for involvement

Democrats make pitch to Latino community for involvement

| August 9, 2016

By Victor Zápari Special to El Mexica no and Frost Illustrated On July 28, El Mexicano newspaper hosted a town hall meeting at Fairfield Manor moderated by Max Montesino. The meeting opened with Jack Morris, chairman of the Allen County Democratic Party, discussing the importance of getting more Democrats a seat on the Allen County’s […]

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#CompassionMatters: The key to saving all of us

#CompassionMatters: The key to saving all of us

| July 13, 2016

By Victor Zápari #BlackLivesMatter has been a topic that has been discussed for years now, however, often times it is twisted to read #AllLivesMatter, and while that may be true, it also attempts to take away from a minority group’s agency and or empowerment.  In the year 2016, we have seen a substantial amount of […]

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‘I’m With Her:’ Does the Clinton slogan point to the fact

‘I’m With Her:’ Does the Clinton slogan point to the fact

| July 5, 2016

By Victor Zápari Special to El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated The first article of this series discussed narrative creation and how political candidates purposely keep their campaign slogans open ended—particularly, so narrative creation can take place. That allows their audiences to create narratives based more on ideologies rather than actual practical, political ideas and or […]

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Political discourse, or ideological interpretations?

Political discourse, or ideological interpretations?

| June 17, 2016

By Victor Zápari Special Columnist for El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated “Make America Great Again,” “Hillary for America” and “A Future to Believe In,” but what do these campaign slogans mean? Are they supposed to have a fixed meaning at all? Over the years as the political process has evolved, politics have also become a […]

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