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Archive for April, 2018

Comparing College Education in the US and Germany: A Student Perspective

July 28th, 2017: Less than a week until the day of my departure to Boston. The flight is booked, the bags are packed, the goodbyes are said. And yet, here I am, sitting in a cultural preparatory course, that’s supposed to brace us for our study abroad experience in America. It is a hot, sunny… Read More ›

Confronting (and Overcoming) Bigoted Attitudes: One Student’s Experiences

“Go back to your country”, these were some of the first words I heard when I moved to the United States. My journey began here, sitting at a Starbucks, drinking my coffee with my mother, and taking in these atrocious words that echoed through the background of my mind. I never imagined myself in that… Read More ›

Lesley Student, Miss New Bedford, Explains What Her Crown Means to Her

No, this article isn’t to yell at you for your ignorance, not even at society. We live in a world where titleholders are poo-poo’d and told they’re anti-feminists because of certain elements of the competition. I can’t lie; I felt similarly about competing before I took part in my very first quest for the crown… Read More ›