Maverick Speaker Jose Antonio Vargas

UT-Arlington kicked off the first Maverick Speaker Series with the Pulitzer Prize winner, Jose Antonio Vargas, who offered a master class to UTA Journalist and Film students on September 24th, at the Fine Arts Building. Vargas shared With the audience his experiences as a journalist after he published in the New York Times Magazine he is an undocumented immigrant in United States. Students had the opportunity to ask questions to Vargas and more than one wanted to know how he has survive in this country without being deported from the U.S. government. Vargas not just answered their questions but also shared with them how he feels after not seeing his mom for 20 years.

By Angelina Armendariz

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