Puerto Rico Adventures: Alternative Winter Break 2016
Jan19

Puerto Rico Adventures: Alternative Winter Break 2016

The group taking a historic tour of Old San Juan with our tour guides, Lulu and Joseph. As we stepped off the plane and into the hot air of San Juan, Puerto Rico, our minds focused on 1) getting a drink to cool down, and 2) the closest beach. Little...

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Things I Regret Doing/Not Doing as a College Student
Dec02

Things I Regret Doing/Not Doing as a College Student

I'm 20 years old, and a junior in college. It feels like just yesterday I was the geeky, awkward freshman Hadeel! I've grown and learned a lot since then, so I have some regrets and tips for you to follow to have a successful four years at Wagner College. I...

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Why You Should Visit Washington, D.C. as a College Student
Oct19

Why You Should Visit Washington, D.C. as a College Student

I've been to Washington, D.C. three times in my life- each visit has been while in college, and each time in the past year alone. My first time in Washington, D.C. was in March for Alternative Spring Break, with Dean Curtis Wright, Rev. Martin Malzahn, and a group of students....

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Unbelievable & Unforgettable
Feb08

Unbelievable & Unforgettable

Hi guys! I was fortunate enough to have spent my winter break in Nigeria.  For those who don't know where that is, it is located in western Africa.  My parents were born and raised in Nigeria and migrated to the United States in their late teens to pursue a...

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Home Away from Home on Campus
Oct13

Home Away from Home on Campus

There are three places you are most likely to find me on campus when I do not have classes. The first place is in my room, probably watching marathon of Real Housewives or Love and Hip Hop Hollywood. The second is HawksNest ordering the same thing; a cheeseburger with...

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Break Out of That Shell
Sep15

Break Out of That Shell

In between moving from country to country and changing schools, I have met a lot of different people. People with different languages, different beliefs, different values and even religions. At first it was a struggle for me, because I was raised in a certain way and took on most...

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Guatemalan Encounters: Quinceañera
Jul22

Guatemalan Encounters: Quinceañera

Even though my birthday celebrations came to an end, that did not mean that the fun had to stop. Recently, my family and I were invited to celebrate the fifteenth birthday of one of our family friends. In Latin countries, Los Quinces is the equivalent of a Sweet Sixteen...

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