By Flavia Martinez, Amherst College
The French and Spanish Linguistics student studies languages as rare as Occitan and Faroese, and is currently working at the University of Barcelona.
After interning for ‘Study Breaks’ while studying and traveling in Europe, I have some experience with the subject.
The major one is time—someone else’s.
When you ask, ‘Where are you from?’ you’re really saying, ‘Explain to me why you’re not white.’
By romanticizing the depression of artists as ‘dark times’ or ‘dramatic episodes,’ we perpetuate the myth that creative people must be sad.
When a polite decline doesn’t work, it’s time for the big guns.
As more Americans study abroad than ever, the basic courtesies of travel are being lost in translation.
Some models earn enough to make a living from their social media, which puts the phrase ‘bumming it’ in an entirely different light.
Yes, it gets a bad rap for a variety of reasons, but it has a pretty important redeeming quality.
Universal application sites like Scouted and Jopwell are streamlining the summer internship search for college students across the country.
Though conceived out of spite, Semicolon Theatre Company, which caters to under-21 performers, has become a massive success.
With the rise of messaging apps like Facebook Messenger, text is going the way of the dinosaur.
Study abroad challenges the work-life imbalance of the American college, but leaves something to be desired in the classroom.
The best clothes have never looked worse.
In a time of social and political unrest, it’s time for young Americans to cross party lines, ask questions and engage in discourse.
A junior at the University of Pittsburgh, Fulton is a musician, coder and inspiration for female scientists.
The like is a powerful tool. Here’s how to use it wisely.
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