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Author Oscar Casares reads from his newest book, "Where We Come From," on May 30 at the Center for Economic Development.
Campus Community Texas

Novelist Oscar Casares reads from new book

Award-winning author Oscar Casares recently visited Del Mar College to read from his new book, “Where We Come From,” a novel about a Mexican-American family in Brownsville that becomes involved in smuggling immigrants into the United States. Casares, who was born and raised in Brownsville, also signed books during his visit, sponsored by the Mexican …

Art Campus Community Education Entertainment

Photographers share their ‘Visions’

Exhibit to remain up through June 6 Several student photographers are showcasing their best work for the public at the college’s Center for Economic Development.  The Del Mar College Continuing Education Department hosted the opening reception of the digital photography exhibit, “Seven Visions,” in early May. “Seven Visions” features seven student photographers including Amy Currin, …

Community Texas

Fun in the sun threatens wildlife

Every Spring Break the coast is flooded with beach-goers and local business is booming. However, beneath the profitable beat-banging and bottle-popping festivities are several layers of garbage pummeled into the sand. The daily remains left behind include beer cans, liquor bottles, cigarettes, sandals and countless other random items that cause damage to the beaches and …