Kilimanjaro: life lessons from the mountain

The start of a journey that contains rough terrain, loose rocks, and reasons to quit. Out of breath and losing strength, hikers put one foot in front of the other. Mental strength wills them up the mountain. At the top, lessons are learned, things are left behind, and the hiker returns changed from … [Read more...]

International Potluck brings countries together

There was the smell of meat and spice in the air. People sat around with their friends eating a variety of food from all around the world. The International Potluck brought people from all walks of life together on Noc 14 at 5 p.m.Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator, said, “International Education … [Read more...]

Africa, America: Things are not always what they seem

Let’s take it back to August 2013, for a second. Aug. 13, to be exact. My first day in the United States of America. I cannot put into words how excited I was to be here.I  heard so many great things about this country, “the super power of the world,” “the land of opportunity,” "the nation that … [Read more...]