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Emilio Vicente
Emilio Vicente is an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, studying public policy. You can follow him on Twitter: @emiliovcnt

Entries by Emilio Vicente

Protesting North Carolina's Newest Speaker Ban

(0) Comments | Posted March 9, 2015 | 12:47 PM

Co-authored by Izaak Earnhardt

In the South, a region with great nostalgia for an imagined past, history has an even more pronounced tendency towards repetition.

In 1963, North Carolina's legislature passed what has since become known as the Speaker Ban Law, designed to prohibit communists and others from speaking at...

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Support the North Carolina 'One State, One Rate' Campaign

(3) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 11:29 AM

Co-authored by Pablo Friedmann

On Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, we launched the North Carolina "One State, One Rate" campaign. We are calling on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation's first public university, to grant in-state tuition to undocumented students.

Like other undocumented students in North Carolina,...

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Support Let's Learn: Access to Higher Education for Undocumented Students in NC

(21) Comments | Posted February 7, 2013 | 3:27 PM

Undocumented students, like all other students who go though the education system in North Carolina, are told to do well in school and go to college in order to reach their full potential.

However, there are many challenges in their path to higher education.

The biggest obstacle is not getting...

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An Open Letter to Ruben Navarrette

(30) Comments | Posted January 15, 2013 | 11:25 AM

Dear Ruben Navarrette,

I respect your right to express yourself, however I wish you had thought more critically in your columns, "DREAMers are pushing their luck" and "If I offended demanding DREAMers, I'm not sorry."

In your first column you state, "They [DREAMers] don caps...

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