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’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
Sierra ZimaI remember being a child and counting down the days until my birthday. It usually started around the month of May, after my April half birthday. I would know the exact number of days until my birthday...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaWhen I moved myself across the world to live and study in Madrid, I didn’t know how much I would miss some of my favorite United States fall traditions. From the middle of September to the middle of...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaIt’s a really stressful time in the world. Go on any news outlet, online or print, and you can see that everywhere in the world, there are political, economic, social, and cultural happenings that c...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaBeing in college can be a lot of fun. When you’re not in class, or working, or studying, or doing some extracurricular activity, or volunteering, you have time to go out with your friends! Most coll...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaMy mother is very anti-tattoo. Growing up, she always said “Sierra, your body is a work of art, don’t graffiti it”. So naturally, I decided to get a tattoo when I became an adult (I told my moth...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaI like to travel, which I think other people like to do as well. However, as a college student with a limited budget, I’ve had to find ways to minimize my costs and maximize my fun while traveling. ...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaI come from a family of educators. My mother is a Special Education Paraprofessional at a middle school. My father teaches a class at the university level as an adjunct professor. My grandparents, aun...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaMaybe in high school you took a foreign language class because you didn't want to sit in a study hall, or you needed an elective credit, or you really wanted to learn another language. Personally, I r...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaIn my last Tinder related article, I focused on the more negative side effects of using the app, like how researchers have found that using the app damages self-esteem. I felt like exposing the negati...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaI, like 50 million other people, use Tinder.
If you’re unfamiliar with what Tinder is, it’s essentially a dating app where your profile includes photos, age, gender, distance, and a biography. ...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaNobody ever said that being an adult was easy. You have to pay rent (and maybe even student loans…the horrors), go grocery shopping, get a job, pay taxes, and other really not fun things. But there ...Continue reading
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