More than just American

Anna Podshivalova

October 21, 2019

Every year, it becomes increasingly difficult to understand the local culture. It doesn’t matter how well I know English and how many years I live in the USA, I will always be different from Americans.

It is hard for me to fit into the American society. It’s hard for me to express my emotions in English. When I want to share something, it’s easier for me to write to my Russian friends than talk to this to some Americans.

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Catcalling is unacceptable and should not be tolerated

Anna Podshivalova

October 9, 2019

Many women come across “catcalling” without even knowing what it is.

Imagine being a young female student walking down the street when all of a sudden you hear a whistle from a man walking past or a passenger in a car driving by.

This is catcalling, and it happens to women so frequently that most of them now simply are immune to it. However, the fact remains that whistling at a stranger is simply wrong and insulting. 

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Keeping the Chicano composure

Anna Podshivalova

September 25, 2019

A composer, musician, and professor.

Growing up he was surrounded by educators and the sound of music. His father not only has been a Chicano studies professor at the California State University of Northridge, but he also founded a musical group called Conjunto Hueyapan that would later inspire his son.

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‘Extraordinary Tales in Music’ tells the story of Edgar Allen Poe’s ‘The Raven’

Anna Podshivalova

May 23, 2019

The music concert “Extraordinary Tales in Music” featuring original music by composer William E. Doyle was presented on May 17, at El Camino College’s Marsee Auditorium.

The story follows the life of a young Edgar Allan Poe through a musical journey after he leaves the University of Virginia due to a lifestyle of drinking and gambling. And on his journey he ends up in Ireland where he meets his love.

Dogs arrive on-campus for Warriors softball’s ‘Bark in the Park’

Anna Podshivalova

March 26, 2019

Beyond the outfield fence of the El Camino softball field, a group of leashed dogs sat comfortably as Warriors softball traded a win and loss between Cypress College and College of the Canyons.

A collection of dogs scattered around the outside fence of El Camino's softball field
A collection of dogs scattered around the outside fence of El Camino’s softball field on Saturday, March 23. Photo credit: Anna Podshivalova
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