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Hmm... What to chose? What to chose? Our Hispanic culture is enriched with folktales and myths that help teach us lessons. I remember growing up listening to my parents frightening me with el cucuy and la llorona.
I remember looking through the cupboard one time looking for a mug for my chocolate caliente. I found a mug that said El Callejon Del Beso. Hmm, I had never heard of that before, so I decided to look into this Mexican folktale. It began with two young people, Ana and…Continue
Latina? Hispanic? Chicana? There's a difference? In all honesty, I've never truly sat down to think this through.I've always thought of myself as a Hispanic girl. I decided to look up the political meaning of each and compare them. To my surprise, this became extremely difficult. Every website differed within definitions; apparently the definition differs in terms to who uses these words. I think we can all agree on the fact that Chicano is most notable related to a derogatory term. Mexican-…Continue
I don't necessarily consider myself an artist, especially since I can't even draw realistic things. I had been in art class in school since middle school. Unfortunately this year, I wasn't able to fit the class in my schedule. Yes, it crushed my heart. But luckily my school has an art club and that has been my savior. I know I will never pursue it, but…Continue
Self-Confidence might be one of the hardest things to obtain and sustain in life. We have grown in a tough society full of images of people we "should" look like, think like, and even things we should say. Think of all the times you have looked through a magazine and noticed the newest headlines, "So and so... Gained 50 pounds!" Consistently, pop culture attempts to define the "perfect" body that one should have. They achieve this by constantly scrutinizing artists and actresses. Honestly,…Continue