Holiday traditions


How I’m Celebrating Christmas & Relearning Traditions With My Mexican Family

Sofía Aguilar
Growing up, my family never had the Christmas celebrations that I saw in the movies. Besides living in Los Angeles where the closest we’ll ever get to snow is two hours and a mountainous drive away, I noticed that our...

My Venezuelan Family Doesn’t Celebrate Thanksgiving But It’s Still Special

Anna Ortega
Around this time of year, many people gather around the dinner table with family. Some celebrate Thanksgiving with their loved ones; many rebuke the holiday altogether due to its violent history and celebrate Indigenous People’s Day. Personally for me, November...