Daily cross border commute is a different and sometimes colder reality for binational, Mexican-American students.
“I wasn’t really paying much attention to what the CBP was saying because I was dealing with my anxiety and then the CBP yelled at me, ‘do you even speak English?’ Kind of like you’re dumb. And sometimes I see that a lot.”
Here are some of the photos I took during my time in Havana, Cuba. It was an incredible experience; the Cuban people were always very hospitable and amicable, going out of their way to help non-locals with directions or just engaging in conversation. I was able to meet with various professors and professionals in different fields ranging from journalism to economics. One very interesting presentation was given by the community manager for an non independent press called Cachivache, that reminded me greatly to my online magazine, Con Safos. Some stories should be getting published soon so I’ll leave the rest for that.
Nina Diaz from ‘A Girl In A Coma’ kicked off her tour with SEE at the Perch in El Paso playing music from her solo album and ending the night with a tribute to the late Soundgarden frontman, Chris Cornell.