Political Cartoonist, 'Casagrandes' Writer Joins ASU's School Of Transborder Studies As Artist-In-Residence

By Mark Brodie
Published: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 12:50pm
Updated: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 1:33pm

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The Casagrandes family outside their apartment building in Nickelodeon’s "The Casagrandes."

An award-winning political cartoonist has joined Arizona State University's School of Transborder Studies as an artist-in-residence.

Lalo Alcaraz is the creator of the syndicated comic strip "La Cucaracha." He also writes for TV and film, including on Nickelodeon's "The Loud House" and "The Casagrandes."

This is his second university affiliation; he previously taught at Otis College of Art and Design in L.A., where he lives.

The Show spoke with Alcaraz about how this job at ASU appealed to him.

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