The unheard story of the Guatemalan Immigrant

On May 14th, the day before I arrived home from the Spring 2015 semester, two un-named Guatemalan nationals drowned in the Salinity Canal in Yuma County: a 25-year old mother and her 2-year old son. Their death was quiet and non-disruptive to the daily life of those living on either side of the U.S. – Read More …

From the Editor

The Invisible Student We were standing in line for Pell the other day for about 20 minutes after the bank was supposed to be open.  I was listening to frustrated students concerned about missing class and being late for work due to the wait. Conversations inevitably transitioned into that all familiar statement I’ve heard in similar situations for Read More …

Taste of the Town

After a little discussion with Rhonda LeValdo the other day, I have decided to share with you a couple of my favorite places to go when in search of some real “Americana-esque” cuisine. Oh Boy! Chicken 1006 Massachusetts St. While it comes across as your average fried chicken joint, Oh Boy! Chicken has been known Read More …

The Sunday Deadline

The day is Sunday, January 3rd and the 7-hour deadline for students to pick up spring semester schedules before the classes are dropped begins. For students not aware, the day continuing students are scheduled to arrive is also the day to pick up class schedules from the Registrar. If students fail to pick up schedules between 10:00 a.m. and Read More …

The Top .00000084%

As the Spring semester begins, many students are beginning to work towards their educational and professional goals they have set for the new year. Outside of campus in the geopolitical and global economic sphere, there is a flurry of excitement as the World Economic Forum begins in the Swiss city of Davos on January 20th. Read More …

Haskell students work hard to overcome odds

Indian country is very familiar to me growing up in Oneida, WI.  Living on the reservation is a unique way of life. There are things that Native people deal with on a daily basis that other cultures just can’t relate to. We are a people who have to fight against the odds in order to Read More …

When it Comes to Tinder Just Swipe Left

Tinder is a popular dating app, but it can lead down a slippery slope of heartache by Charlie Perry @CharlieHPerry In today’s day and age it seems more of the American public is going online looking for love. The online dating industry is a billion dollar venture. According to statisticbrain.com in 2014 American’s accounted for 1,249,000,000 Read More …

Get Up and Change the World

As I graduate this May my time with the Indian Leader will come to an end. I want to share with you my tips for a successful life.   by Charlie Perry When I first came to Haskell I thought things would be difficult. I can still remember sitting in Curtis Hall at a table Read More …

Ian Stand Wants You to Achieve Greatness

Haskell Senior Ian Stand gives his take on his journey through college life. by Ian Stand I recently read a chapter in a book called “Blood Struggle.” A Native man, Assiniboine and Sioux from the Fort Peck Reservation in Montana, by the name of Hank Adams brought up a fantastic point about “sustaining Indian figures.” Read More …