The Daily Illini

Students push to bring back La Carta

Cultural art is displayed around the La Casa Cultural Center. Students hope La Casa will begin funding La Carta again this semester.

By Adam Kaz

September 30, 2015

Tweet: University students are trying to bring back La Carta magazine.Student leaders of La Casa Cultural Latina are using the center’s resources to bring back the defunct Hispanic publication La Carta Informativa.La Casa’s goal is to develop the educational, cultural and sociopolitical programs...

Sacrificing her home for the homeless

Tommy, a guest at The Phoenix, strums his guitar in the recreation room of the drop-in center on Dec. 16.

By Sarah Foster

January 22, 2015

Melany Jackson looks across the room, her eyes observing the intimate community she created.She sees two men and a woman, drifting off on a red leather couch. She watches her virtuoso friend Tommy, strumming melodies on his acoustic guitar.She smiles. These are the moments that make her sacrifices seem...