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Reflections from a Culture-Shocked American

by Arlette Hernandez I had always heard tales about the Promised Land called “college.” Growing up with Cuban immigrant parents, college was little more than a goal I needed to meet so I could earn a degree and break the cycle … Continue reading

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Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself”: American Individualism Then and Now By Hannah Denham

  Nineteenth century poet Walt Whitman is heralded as one of the first truly American poets, but for me, he was my first. I’m a little sheepish to admit this, but I discovered Whitman during my middle school days of … Continue reading

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