Sierra is a junior studying international business and Spanish at Saint Louis University-Madrid. Aside from forgetting to call her parents, Sierra spends her time traveling, hiking, sending dog pictures to her friends, and telling dad jokes.
Sierra ZimaAsk any student about the most stressful time of the semester and I'm sure they'll either say "midterms" or "finals" or both. Last week, I was in the same stressed-out boat as my fellow peers, and som...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaWhen I first read about the recent college admissions scandal, I was truly shocked. I just couldn't wrap my head around why a parent would bribe and cheat their child into college, and how horrible th...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaOn March 8, International Women's Day is celebrated all over the world. Let's take some time to acknowledge and celebrate some of the fierce females who changed our world.
Hatshepsut (1507–1458 B...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaIn the world we live in, we're hyper-connected. It's not just the fact that we're on different social media platforms and are connected to people around us, but also the fact that we can access the in...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaI have never been someone who likes to physically write things down (except for notes in class). If I need to make a shopping list, I type it into my notes app. If I have an idea or feeling that I wan...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaWhile it drives my parents crazy, I don't mind traveling solo. The world is a great big place to explore, and travel buddies aren't always the most reliable or have the same travel goals as you. As a ...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaI battled the flu last week and it was nasty. Last weekend, I drank at least 80 ounces of water a day, went through two tissue boxes, and slept for about 15 hours a day; I can happily tell you that I ...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaI am currently sitting on the couch, box of tissues on my left, forty ounce water bottle on my right, wrapped in a blanket, writing this post. Can you guess what horrible winter illness I picked up at...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaTook an amazing hike? Took a picture of the view. Went out and had an incredible night with the girlfriends? Put it on Facebook and tagged everyone. Made honor roll? Tweeted it. When important or memo...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaMy parents have always been island obsessed. My parents honeymooned in Jamaica. My parents took our family to Hilton Head Island almost every summer for vacation when I was a child. My parents talk ab...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaMany people will argue that Valentine's Day is one of the worst holidays or is a Hallmark holiday, but I genuinely enjoy it. I think love is something that deserves to be spread, whether it be love fo...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaExtreme weather is a phenomenon that has been seen more and more around the globe. Last week, for example, it was incredibly cold in the Midwestern region of the United States. In some US cities, it...Continue reading
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