• Europe
  • A Year Later

    Well, it’s been almost exactly a year since I’ve returned from Italy, which doesn’t seem possible. Many of the friends I made on the trip are graduating next week, so this might be the last week we’ll all be able to get together and talk about our experiences. One of my favorite parts about studying […]

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  • OU Cousins

    College is a really neat time because there are people from all over the world all around you. Instead of having to travel to another place to meet people from other parts of the world, you can just walk around campus. OU does a really great job of helping the international students and the local […]

  • Mexico
  • The Spanish Club

    One of my favorite things about the university experience is that there’s a place for everyone. No matter what your studying or what groups you identify with, you’re bound to find a place where you belong. I love the Spanish club at OU because it brings together people who would otherwise never come into contact […]

  • Adventures
  • Karnatak Music and Bharatanatyam Dance Concert

    As part of the Masala World Music Concert Series, the University of Oklahoma hosted a Karnatak Music and Bharatanatyam Dance concert that featured singer and dancer Lavanya Raghuraman and mrdangamist Poovalur Sriji. The first half of the concert featured several different songs in different styles, melodic modes, and rhythmic cycles, while the second half featured […]

  • Mexico
  • Casa Hogar Getsemani

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    Over spring break, I was blessed to have the opportunity to serve at Casa Hogar Getsemani, a children’s home in Morelos, Mexico. I went with a team of thirteen–six women and seven men–to cook meals for the children at the home during the week so we could give the house parents a vacation of their […]

  • The U.S.
  • Nowruz Persian Music Festival

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    The Nowruz Persian Music Festival was an event in the Masala World Music Series sponsored by the University of Oklahoma to highlight music from some of the lesser-known areas of the world. I attended the concert performed by a Båmdåd ensemble, which included traditional Persian instruments such as the oud, the santour, and the daf. […]

  • Mexico
  • Nadia Villafuertes

    One of the things I love the most about OU is the wide range of international events that are offered by the different colleges on campus. This fall, the OU Humanities Forum invited Nadia Villafuerte, a Mexican author, to come and host a creative writing workshop. Afterword, she and my professor, Dr. Julie Ward, held a […]

  • Mexico
  • An Interview with a Spanish Major

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    What’s your name, major, and classification? Maegan Brewer, I’m a Spanish Pre-Physical Therapy major with an HES minor, and I’m a sophomore. Why did you choose to major in Spanish? Because I have a passion for the Spanish language and culture and, being pre-PT, I hope to be able to serve more people better because I’m […]