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May 3rd 2016

CULTURAL CLASH: MY MEXICAN-AMERICAN SON, ETHAN GERARDO.

Such a simple question, the problem is it’s complex answer. (Disclaimer: I’ll probably be all over the place in this post.)In a way I knew it would eventually come up, but I wasn’t prepared to explain myself and I’m still not prepared for when it do…

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Language
Mar 31st 2016

Language

There's a meme going around that features a photo of President Obama with his arm and pointer finger extended and a stern look on his face, the writing reads, "Stop letting females tell you what a man is."It took me a while to understand why this bot…

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Mar 31st 2016

Intergenerational machismo

Three days ago my father and I began the conversation about post-grad life. I am three months away from graduating from the University of California, Santa Barbara - an exciting yet scary time for any college graduate. Multiply that fear by 2 because…

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