National Autonomous University of Mexico became a UNESCO world heritage site
in 2007. A lesser known attraction, also located in Mexico City’s Coyoacán
borough, is the home of film director El Indio Fernández.
In the 1990s, the Daley administration
ended a program that had successfully reduced gang violence in neighborhoods such as Pilsen and Little Village. Today, organizations like Enlace Chicago continue to struggle for the resources needed to address the problems produced by political neglect.
terrace at University of Wisconsin’s Memorial Union is a spectacular
place to study with a pitcher of beer or read a copy of The Onion.
President Ford signed a law allowing women to enter the service academies. Facing enormous hostility, almost half of the women who entered West Point in these early years, dropped out, but one woman who made it through was Sara Potecha.
Democratic Socialism has become increasingly popular among young people, in part thanks to Bernie Sanders, whose activist career can be traced back to his time as an undergraduate at the University of Chicago.