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 ZimaWe live in a world where we are connected. Phones, TV, tablets, laptops…screens. We freak out if we've misplaced our phone or complain when a page takes too long to load or feel those "ghost vibrati...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaThe California wildfires for the 2018 season have been dubbed the most destructive in the history of California. A total of 7,579 fires have burned 1,667,855 acres of land, a new record according to t...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaMaybe you’re like me and binge watched the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina this weekend because you grew up with the original Archie Comics Sabrina or watched Sabrina the Teenage Witch, a coming-of...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaI think one of the most relaxing things in the world is vegging out. Sitting on the couch, binge watching Netflix, eating junk food, not having care in the world. I vegged out the entire weekend, and ...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaIn Spain, like once a month, there’s a holiday that falls on a Friday. These holidays translate into two things for me: a day without waking up early for school (because it’s closed) and an extra ...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaWhen I was a teenager, maybe 13 or 14, I sat down every Tuesday evening to watch America’s Next Top Model. Being a girl interested in the beauty pageant and modeling scene at the time, the show was ...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaOn November 6th, I walked into my science class and the first question my Spanish-American professor asked me was: “did you vote?” She proceeded to ask each American citizen that same question as ...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaI am someone who likes to be prepared. I always keep snacks in my purse in case I (or one of my friends) gets hungry. I always have an umbrella in my backpack in case it starts to rain. I always buy a...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaLast Sunday, I needed some air. Not everything is sunshine and Flamenco living here in Spain. I was honestly having a really tough time last week dealing with the stress of exams, feeling homesick, an...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaThe Earth’s climate has been warming and changing since the beginning of it's existence. However, the Earth's climate is changing more quickly now than it ever has before, worrying many scientists. ...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaA woman is assaulted or beaten every nine seconds. 20 people are abused by an intimate partner every minute, adding up to 10 million each year. More than 200,000 phone calls are placed to domestic vi...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaWe’ve all been there. When you friend or mom or whomever asks that dreaded question: “does this dress/shirt/skirt/pants make me look fat?” And of course, you would never tell your friend or mom ...Continue reading
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