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 do it every day: cereal or oatmeal for breakfast? Skip or go to class? Buy those cute, on sale shoes or save for a new laptop? We make choices each and every day that define how our day, week, year...Continue reading
Sarah BraddockThe adage, "live each day as your last" was once my greatest motivation. Then, I realized the lifestyle we attribute to these words isn't sustainable. However, applying this mindset in a different, an...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaDuring Friday Prayer on March 15, 2019, two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, were attacked by an Australian man, self identified as a white supremacist, who has since been arrested and charged wi...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
Celia YoungThere’s a thousand ways to decorate your room, but most people don’t have thousands of dollars with which to buy decorations. But that’s why I have some fantastic advice on how to decorate on a ...Continue reading
Jen Garg“I was not a pet, not a doll, not an animal. I was a survivor, and I was strong. I would not be weak, or helpless again I would not, could not be broken. Tamed.” A Court of Thorns and Roses writte...Continue reading
Davyn MatteTo me, there is nothing worse than not having time to read a good book. Yet, that’s my life during the 16-week semesters. While I may not have time to read, I still go out of my way to buy quite a f...Continue reading
Jen GargEver since I was a kid, every time you saw me, I had my face buried in a book. I have always been an avid reader and it has served me well. I became the person I am today because of my favorite books ...Continue reading
Megan Cahill-AssenzaHave you ever noticed that Barnes & Noble has a whole bookcase—not a shelf but a whole bookcase—dedicated to self-help books? Have you ever noticed that many women’s magazines (print and onl...Continue reading
Jen GargBooks have always been an amazing and powerful tool. They’ve changed the way people think, force us to see things in a different light, and remind us of our past mistakes. Alan Moore said, “Artist...Continue reading
Heidi ArtigueI’ve read 37 books so far in 2018. I’m well on track to complete my goal of reading 52 books this year. This is the fourth year in a row that I’ve set this goal, and in the past 185 weeks I’ve...Continue reading
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