February Fun in Philly

February felt like the shortest month ever! Even with the added leap day. My roommates and I have great adventures. It never feels like we are staying still, we love staying busy and going out. Whether we venture to University City in West Philly or travel east to Camden, New Jersey. We love to get…

Discover

If I have not said this before, I am a student from Allegheny College in Meadville, PA. As a Junior, one studies abroad, but me, well I chose to study off-campus into another part of the United States. Much to my surprise, the program that encompassed everything I wanted is located in Philadelphia…PA. So here…

Unwanted/Untamed

The thudding accelerates then slowly condenses Always look away Suddenly drops like rain A silhouette of colors A magnificent glow The question is, can it ever go It already has Never did it stay Because the beat Was never meant to play As passionate as it was Shady it can get Red shall be a…

Teaming Up for an Eventful Semester

It’s been a little over a month since the program started and it has been going fantastic! I like the feeling of meeting new people and getting to know different opinions. Out of all the 48 students this semester, I am the only student from Allegheny College. I never thought about it being intimidating at…

What is your Element?

  Element: What you are good at and what you like to do Last week my classmates and I were assigned to read “The Element” written by Ken Robinson. The assignment was for the entrepreneurship elective that we chose to take during our semester here. What lured me into this class was the sole reason…

How To Make Chicken Fajitas: Hot Cheetos Style

Ever wanted to make something so DELICIOUS? That your friends would envy? Others will be surprised that you have any cooking skills at all!  Well try this amazing recipe I created!    Ingredients: 1 Cayenne Pepper Hot Sauce bottle 1 bag of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Crunchy 1 Tomato 1 Bell Pepper 1/4 of an Onion…

The International House

This is the name that my roommates and I decided on while we sat on the floor of our two bedroom apartment. As we get to know each other, we recognized small differences in the way we communicate. Through readings from classes and visiting a homeless advocacy center called Project Home, we recognized the differences…