Matias Ramos

  • News

    December 16, 2010

    DREAM Act Supporters Keep Fighting

    From Santa Ana to Texas to Capitol Hill, OC residents prove among the most prominent advocates of the DREAM Act

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    DREAM Act Voted Down, Though Not Because Lack of Effort by OC Dreamers

    Courtesy of Julio Salgado​While the Know Nothings of both the ethnic and sexual types gloat over today's death of a defense bill in the Senate that included provisions to repeal the military's "don't ask, don't tell" ban of LGBT service members and to pass the DREAM Act, OC's local Dreamers burnt ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 19, 2010

    Latter-Day Mexicans

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] South of the border Mormons redux

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2010

    (UPDATED) The Text of Gustavo's UCLA Commencement Speech

    ​This is Gustavo, writing from the past. I've scheduled this post to go live at 6:30 p.m, probably just a couple of minutes after I gave this speech at UCLA commencement ceremony. These are my prepared remarks--I'm not planning to stray from them unless some people not happy with me say something. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    An OC DREAMer Remembers His Friends and Mentors, Tam Tran and Cinthya Felix

    From left: Felix, Tran, and Ramos​The Weekly was unable to attend the memorial service held yesterday at UCLA in honor of Garden Grove resident Tam Tran and Los Angeles resident Cinthya Felix, two graduates of the school who long advocated on behalf of their fellow undocumented college students an ... More >>