Flower & Song

Día De Los Muertos 2018. San Francisco

A month later, Día De Los Muertos 2018 On November 2nd I attended the Día De Los Muertos celebration in the Mission District. Streets were filled as we witnessed processions, saw altars and art installation, where Marigold flowers abounded. We also stopped by the Mission Cultural Center to view the “Flight of the Ancestors” exhibit. …

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Pen to Paper: a Path to Critical Self-Development

Pen to Paper: a Path to Critical Self-Development Writing is the highest form of human expression. Akin to reading, storytelling, teaching, and learning. Writing is deeply personal, yet holds the potential to move mountains. The written word brings laws into reality, transmits knowledge in our books and fills the depth of our love poems. With …

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Linking Aztec Thought With Contemporary Latino Culturation, Internalization and Expression

“Poetry Is A Mirror Which Makes Beautiful That Which Is Distorted” -Percy Bysshe Shelley Introduction:             I am a third generation Chicano, born and raised in the California Bay Area. Pursuing a degree in Biology concentrated in Physiological systems of the human body paired with both Chemistry and Latino/a Studies. I aspire to be a …

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