Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube, Skype; all potentially your worst enemies while studying abroad.

Ashleigh Mavros is a sophomore studying journalism with a Spanish minor. She is currently in Merida, Mexico for winter quarter. Think of the instances when you’re sitting at home and log on your computer to start homework, and think you’re going to take a quick second just to check notifications on Facebook and suddenly two… Read More Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube, Skype; all potentially your worst enemies while studying abroad.

Celebrating Mérida’s Foundation and the Mexico’s Longest Cake: A Cultural Experience! by Katie Scott

The first week of January is a great time to arrive in a Latin American country. Us “gringos” found this out upon our arrival in Mérida, learning that “navidad,” or Christmas, is technically still celebrated until January 6, where “el dia de Los Reyes” is celebrated. Since Mérida was founded with Catholic influence from Spain, it… Read More Celebrating Mérida’s Foundation and the Mexico’s Longest Cake: A Cultural Experience! by Katie Scott