Tyler Salgado

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Publicity ’18-’19, Tyler Salgado Sophomore in Aerospace Engineering Describe your Filipino family/community outside of PSA. What cultural experiences have you shared with your family/within your community? Outside of PSA, I don’t really have that much exposure to Filipino culture other than food. My parents/Lola don’t really speak Tagalog at home. Before college, we didn’t have…

Caitlyn Añonuevo

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Philanthropy ’18 – ’19, Caitlyn Añonuevo Sophomore in MCB (Molecular and Cellular Biology) Do you identify as Filipino or Filipino-American? What does that identity mean to you? I identify as Filipino-American, and I think this combination of cultures contributes to the person I am today. While immersing myself in the American lifestyle growing up, I…

Jasmine Cuasay

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Awareness ’18-19′, Jasmine Cuasay Sophomore in Mechanical Engineering Do you have Ates/Kuyas or Adings, and how have those relationships changed your PSA experience? What do your AKAs mean to you? I have the most wonderfulest akas!! They really helped the transition to college better..I used to cry in my dorm because I missed home so…

Brittany Amawan

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Treasurer ’18-’19, Brittany Amawan Junior in Bioengineering Do you or any of your family members speak Tagalog? If you do, how does speaking another language change how you participate in your culture? All the adults on my mom’s side of the family speak Tagalog, but I am the only grandchild who speaks Tagalog. I find…

Anthony Mendez

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Secretary ’18-’19, Anthony Mendez Junior in Chemical Engineering Do you identify as Filipino or Filipino-American? What does that identity mean to you? I don’t identify as a Filipino, or a Filipino-American. Coming from a multiracial background, identity was always tough for me. Growing up, there were always relatives saying I wasn’t Filipino enough, relatives saying…