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From D.C. to Arizona, DACA activist fights for her dream

(03/02/18 3:31am)

In October 2017, Perla Martinez stood in front of a microphone and told her story publicly for the first time. She spoke of moving to America at 5 years old to escape violence and poverty in Mexico. She talked about living in fear of deportation. She was scared to tell her story at first, but she was fueled by her anger at the uncertainty surrounding life as a DACA recipient.

The Forks Estate: USG bill could increase Student Health and Wellness Fee

(02/17/18 1:15am)

USG Tempe passed a bill on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, that would increase the Student Health and Wellness Fee. The aim of this bill is to increase access to campus resources. There has, however, been some debate over the cost of this bill. On this episode of Forks Estate, podcast editor Morgan Willis talks with politics reporter Tina Giuliano to find out more. 

Students organize candlelight vigil for DREAM Act

(01/24/18 3:33am)

Students with the Undocumented Students for Education Equity and the Arizona Dream Act Coalition held a candlelight vigil for the DREAM Act outside the Arizona Republican Party headquarters in Phoenix on Jan. 22. The vigil was held to "mourn" the loss of a potential DREAM Act when Congress failed to pass a federal spending bill that included a legislative solution for DACA recipients, shutting down the government on Saturday.