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.
Going back home is always strange, and I really start to notice the differences between being at home and being in Oklahoma City.
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.
I have never been on the “leggings count as pants” team. Everybody can wear what they want, that’s fine, but for me, on my body, leggings do not count as pants.
You only need to see the familiar from a different perspective, and things become surreal.
Please enjoy these introduction conversations sampled from my first two years living in Oklahoma.
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.
So, commitment without passion is simply an obligation. But when passion is added, desire drives commitment. Isn’t that spectacular?
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.
Packing sucks, so here are 10 things students can do instead of packing up their stuff to go back home.
To live a simple life means to be present and empowered, to make the choice to create a life you love without clutter.
When you are afraid, look to your support system for love, don’t look for hate, and don’t let fear destroy you.
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.
We should not accept intolerant rhetoric that says all Muslims need to be watched any more than we should accept rhetoric that says all Westerners should be blown up.
I never thought I would live in a society where people fight for the equal rights of pedophiles.
It’s frustrating when a battery dies, unless it saves your life.
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.
Matthew 6:4 reads, “Give your gifts in private, and your Father, who sees everything, will reward you.”
There is nothing redeemable about the loss of a young life, but this is a wake-up call that there may be people around us who are suffering and need our support.
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.
I’ve lived on my own for almost a year, but I am starting to wonder if it is time for me to return to having roommates.
The word ‘fat’ wasn’t always an insult, and yet people skirt around the word.
Finding your significant other is no longer as simple as an encounter at a sporting event or a run in at the grocery store. Technology has changed the way we date.
Some people believe Starbucks is using red coffee cups to declare war on Christianity and Christmas. In years past Starbucks celebrated the holiday season by using special red cups with wintery Christmas-themed designs. Snowflakes, Christmas ornaments, caroling snowmen, and reindeer adorned cups of Christmases past. But this year the coffee chain chose to celebrate the…