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On Names and Cultural Identities

Names are much more than their literal definitions. Names are about language, culture, and more importantly, names hold a myriad of memories. It is no wonder that throughout childhood, we experiment and play with our given names to fit our identities, our true selves....

Hooked On Soaps

A Book Review of Telenovela by Victor Cass I was hooked! As a young girl yearning for my Mexican home, my culture, my language, I was hooked on the Spanish channel’s soap operas. Las telenovelas, as popular as the US soap operas and perhaps more so, were my childhood...