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MLK Jr. image takes shape on new mural

A mural honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Cesar Chavez, and the powerful message of peaceful protest they shared is currently in the works on the Merced Food Center building at 1150 MLK Jr. Way. Meanwhile, a pizza fundraiser was held last Friday to raise funds for future murals throughout the city of Merced. The efforts…

UC Merced grad student deals town a great deck of cards

Anais Guillem is one of those UC Merced grad students you don’t ever want to see leave town.  “During my time here, I have always looked for ways to collaborate with local residents, and also to give back something beneficial to the community,” she told the Times shortly before her departure.   In addition to her on-campus efforts…

Community In Poetry, Edition #3

Dear Readers, April is National Poetry Month, a time to celebrate poetry and poets. This is the third issue of “Community in Poetry,” which will run throughout the month of April in honor of National Poetry Month.  Fireworks (2004) By NOELLE CHANDLER  My favorite ones are the failed ones, of course, the kind that only…

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