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 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
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
Emily TaylorA sense of excitement lingers in the air when it’s time to head back to school! There’s nothing quite like a fresh wardrobe, new set of decor, and trendy supplies to kick start the year. With so m...Continue reading
Hailey Pryce-ShidlerI was hanging out at my high school best friend’s house this summer when I noticed that she wouldn’t put her phone down. At first I ignored this, assuming she was just playing a game or looking so...Continue reading
Vaughan JonesWhen I first started listening to music, I used to collect CDs. Obviously now, it’s all digital, but I’m here to tell you why digital music is losing out to vinyl. As more and more artists put new...Continue reading
Emily TaylorSummer 2018 was one for the books, but not in the adventurous way some may think! Although I didn’t travel the world or take any extravagant road trips with my friends, I went on a journey of self-e...Continue reading
When I was a little kid, I insisted on wearing ball gowns and glass slippers everywhere (luckily for my mom, who couldn’t really afford actual ball gowns, I agreed that sun dresses and...Continue reading
Julia FurukawaOkay Julia, boobs or butt today? This was the internal conversation I used to have with myself as I looked in the mirror every morning before high school. Do I wear a low-cut, form-fitting top and re...Continue reading
Emily TaylorI’m like most 20-year-olds - I’m in my third year of college, beginning to have professional positions and responsibilities, and am on my way to figuring out who I am. What’s not so typical abou...Continue reading
Amy RosenMy time in high school was exactly like a teen movie where the nerdy kid becomes the prom queen...or it could have been if I had let myself come out of my shell. It’s not like I avoided being invo...Continue reading
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