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Argentinian Pen Pals

Here on campus we have multiple language houses. Because of a partnership we have with a school in Argentina, the Spanish house director has always been Argentinian.

Two years ago, the Spanish house director was Karina, and she was a really cool. Now she and the current Spanish house director, Angie, have a pen pall [...]

Chimney Cakes in Budapest!

I am convinced that Europe is composed of bread. I am not complaining–just an observation! To celebrate this wonderful food group, on Friday, I went with my roommate to the 2nd Sekler Cake Festival. The festival celebrated the famous Hungarian chimney cakes, or kurtoskalacs.

At the festival, there were at least ten different chimney cake [...]

Global Fellows Colloquium

On Thursday, September 11, I went to the Global Fellows Colloquium. The guest speaker was Dr. John MacAloon from the University of Chicago, and we debated the Geopolitics of Olympic Host Cities. This was the best colloquium we have had so far! It was really interactive, and it gave us the chance to show all [...]

French Film Festival

Yesterday I went to the first movie of the French Film Festival we have on campus every year. I have made it a point to try and see all of the animated films they offer because I think the French have such a different style from the traditional Disney/Pixar films that I love.  This film, [...]

An Evening of Culture

Friday was such a busy day because so many awesome cultural things were going on! I went to United, which was a show put on by all of the cultural groups on campus. There were performances, food, games, etc. It was such a blast to see all of my friends on stage. McDaniel has so [...]