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 ZimaAs an undergraduate student, I have lived both in the dorms and off campus; I currently live off campus in an apartment and buy my own groceries. Sometimes money gets tight, so I eat cereal for all th...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaWomen are becoming more and more involved in politics, as we can see from the recent elections. From representatives to prime ministers to presidents, female leaders are becoming prominent in today's ...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaMy best friend in middle school was a type 1 diabetic. She had to go to the nurse before lunch to check her blood glucose levels, she kept little juice boxes around in case of a low, and she became an...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
Sarah BraddockSo many of us avoid news at all costs due to its negativity and inaccessibility. Major news outlets have grown removed from reality, and Yusuf Omar is countering just that with Hashtag Our Stories.
Celia YoungEveryone can feel overwhelmed by politics sometimes. From the constant partisan battles, to some of the initiatives of the current administration, politics can be something that stresses and alarms. B...Continue reading
Maria ZaldivarEvery news media outlet has covered that the fertility rates are down in the United States. Many try to focus on the reasons behind the drop, but it is not hard to understand why more and more people ...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaI went to Amsterdam this past week to enjoy the intricate canal system, the rich history, and the Dutch architecture. To be totally candid, Amsterdam is one of the most popular tourist cities in the w...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaWith the recent movements against sexual harassment and sexual assault, such as the #MeToo Movement, it’s still shocking to see that some criminals still get away with their crimes. What’s even mo...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
Sarah BraddockThis past year has been rough on multiple levels. Political strife, social injustice, and environmental degradation, just to name a few issues. While the source of social and political discontent is r...Continue reading
Sarah BraddockImmediately following the release of the ‘America’s Women Billionaires’ edition of Forbes, Kylie Jenner came under both scrutiny and praise for her soon to be billion-dollar cosmetic franchise. ...Continue reading
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