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 ZimaMy father works four jobs. My mother works two. At my peak, I worked four jobs, but now I only work two. Some might describe my family as hardworking, which is usually a positive adjective; others mig...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaYour semester abroad has ended and you've packed all your belongings. You've gotten on the plane and have arrived home safely. But now, home feels like a foreign country; the values, customs, and cult...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaStudying abroad can be an amazing experience. Before you left, you felt nervous about acclimating to a new culture and excited about the new adventures and possibilities ahead. While you were studying...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaIn our lives, we have tasks that we need to complete to be successful. We have projects and deadlines at work. We have papers to write for class. We have skills that we're trying to strengthen, like l...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 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
Celia YoungMy Instagram is a lie. While some of my followers may think I am in Paris, the reality is I’m somewhere better: the my hometown for the holidays. Here, I’m living the lazy lifestyle of working a m...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaIt's the first day of class. You head to your lecture hall or classroom or lab a little bit early so that you can get a good seat. When you enter the room, there are several possible seating options. ...Continue reading
Rachell KrellAs a Jewish teenager, I love teaching people about the winter holiday I celebrate: Hanukkah! And yes, it can be spelled a variety of ways- the name comes from the Hebrew word חנוכה and the Englis...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
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Podcast Episode 3: Jasmyne – The Millennial Gaze. Coming of Age Films & Generational Irony
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