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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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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