• dayofthedead Culture

    Commentary: Why My Culture Is Not A Halloween Costume

    Oct 29, 2014

    Christian Muro

    In the United States, we are proud to call our country a melting pot of numerous world cultures. From an early age we are socialized to appreciate different cultures because it enriches our perspective on the world and connects us with people of different backgrounds. But when does appreciating culture cross the line to insult and appropriation?
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    Commentary: Why My Culture Is Not A Halloween Costume

    Oct 29, 2014

    Christian Muro

    In the United States, we are proud to call our country a melting pot of numerous world cultures. From an early age we are socialized to appreciate different cultures because it enriches our perspective on the world and connects us with people of different backgrounds. But when does appreciating culture cross the line to insult and appropriation?
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    Is Long Beach Segregated?

    Oct 17, 2014

    Jessica Salgado

    As a kid growing up in Central Long Beach, I never really noticed neighborhood differences. I thought every neighborhood was just like mine, whether it was in the eastside or in Belmont Heights. As I became older however, I began to notice that every neighborhood was different and had it’s own personality.
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    jessica salgado

    Is Long Beach Segregated?

    Oct 17, 2014

    Jessica Salgado

    As a kid growing up in Central Long Beach, I never really noticed neighborhood differences. I thought every neighborhood was just like mine, whether it was in the eastside or in Belmont Heights. As I became older however, I began to notice that every neighborhood was different and had it’s own personality.
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    Why I Feel Unsafe With Columbus In San Jose

    Oct 13, 2014

    Jean Melesaine

    Spent this morning in a beautiful sunrise ceremony on Alcatraz celebrating the Ohlone Natives of this Bay Area land and the indigenous people across the world. And then I saw this article, "Why Columbus Is Safe In San Jose" on my way down to work, about the statue in City Hall.
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    sunrise ceremony

    Why I Feel Unsafe With Columbus In San Jose

    Oct 13, 2014

    Jean Melesaine

    Spent this morning in a beautiful sunrise ceremony on Alcatraz celebrating the Ohlone Natives of this Bay Area land and the indigenous people across the world. And then I saw this article, "Why Columbus Is Safe In San Jose" on my way down to work, about the statue in City Hall.
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