Hands down, I would recommend studying abroad. I don’t think there’s anyone who would tell you not to do it. But it isn’t always the most magical experience.
Anyone who is trying to learn a new language is trying, and deciding to do it the hard way.
Fallas is an explosive celebration, and I mean that literally. If you think of the Fourth of July when you think of fireworks, Fallas tops that.
I decided it was time to try exploring the rest of Europe, starting with Paris. I mean, why on earth wouldn’t I? It’s so close and so easy.
You only need to see the familiar from a different perspective, and things become surreal.
If my hyperventilating that day didn’t make it clear to the rest of the USAC group that I’m an art major, I don’t know what else would.
The hard truth of it is, yes, you’re an American, but so is everyone else on this continent. Congratulations. You might be an American, but that certainly isn’t your nationality.
Culture shock is a necessary experience. It is why studying abroad is so vital to understanding that the world is different and that we should not be afraid.
People come to Europe for many reasons. My reason was to know Spain. Like conocer, know. To be so well acquainted with Spain that she is mi tía or mi abuela.
I never thought I’d write for my college’s newspaper from thousands of feet in the air. I also didn’t think I’d be living in Spain for a semester, but I am.
On Oct 7 the Hispanic Student Association prepared for their annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference.
A letter to the incoming freshmen from a sophomore who’s just been through it.
Packing sucks, so here are 10 things students can do instead of packing up their stuff to go back home.
What do you think? If you’re a women, do you shave your legs because you feel you have to, or because you like to? Or maybe you don’t shave your legs at all.
I’m afraid people won’t take me seriously. But there are a lot of reasons why feminism isn’t women shouting about trivial problems.
Here are five deliciously hilarious pictures of Meryl Streep, from the Instagram account @tasteofstreep that will use both food and glamour to help you take your mind off of your stress.
Yes, Barbie’s new body types may make little girls start asking questions about why every Barbie’s body isn’t the same, but this is vital in teaching little girls to realize that not every person’s body is the same in real life.
I started thinking about the difference between “love you” and “I love you” and wondered if one was better than the other.
It’s insane how hard it is to find media that shows Islam in a positive light.
As tribute to the great man Alan Rickman, we should appreciate eight of his movies that aren’t Harry Potter.
The word ‘fat’ wasn’t always an insult, and yet people skirt around the word.