Global Feminism

In my “Images of Africa” class, we watched a video by Chimamanda Adichie called “The Danger of a Single Story.” The talk itself changed the way that I look at many different concepts and places, and is a great mini-lecture that I would truly recommend….

On Authentic Food

I love food. Anyone who knows me can attest to this fact. I’m a vegetarian who doesn’t eat eggs, but other than meat and most other animal products, I’ll eat anything. I’m a master of substituting meat for vegetables, and you kind of have to…

Cities in Spain to Visit

I’ll be studying right outside of Madrid, so I’ll already be visiting the city a lot, and have made a list of things I plan to do there. I also have three-day weekends, however, and will have plenty of time to travel the country. Here’s…

Semester Abroad Thoughts

I’m the type of person that likes to have everything planned out. I always feel better when there’s a clear cut plan that I have set for myself to follow. That’s why spending the semester abroad is still so terrifying to me. I have no…

Global Engagement at OU

I’ve always been pretty internationally minded, especially considering my familial background. In high school, I studied in the International Baccalaureate program, which has a goal of making global citizens. However, it was only after I came to OU that I realized how much bigger the…

Spanish Food

I’m a vegetarian. I do not eat meat, fish, or eggs. When traveling, I often find that my dietary restrictions pose a problem, and anticipate a similar situation with the food in Spain this summer. For this reason, I’ve compiled a list of Spanish dishes that I…