Accepting Failure

Well, I finally did it; I failed. 2019 is the year I failed. I failed a couple of classes. I failed to post consistently. Even though I was taken back by this new concept of failure, I am okay with failing. I am glad that I failed. Despite failing, I still have the same hopes … Continue reading Accepting Failure

Creatures of Creativity

YouTube videos. Photography accounts. Blogs. They are all proof that humans are creatures of creativity. We yearn to create to play sports. All of it is creativity. It is no surprise that social media is such a hit, we want to share our creations, and we want to see what others are doing. We want … Continue reading Creatures of Creativity


I missed a couple of Blogtober posts. I was so determined to catch up and to complete this challenge. That all changed yesterday. Directors Alex Rivera and Cristina Ibarra came to one of my classes to speak on their journeys as filmmakers and their new project. In the end, Rivera mentioned something that stuck with … Continue reading Authenticity


Growing up in a Mexican household while living in the United States is not necessarily easy. From the outside world, there is this pressure to assimilate into American culture. Even little things, like people being shocked you do not understand a pop culture reference, make you feel like the oddball. Withing your family and Mexican … Continue reading Chicana