The Mirror Abroad: Sabina’s Sightseeing

One of the pieces of advice I got for studying abroad was, “try the local food everywhere.” I took it to heart, because I love food. In Geneva, Switzerland, I was ready to use this approach because the...

Mirror Abroad: Sabina’s Sightseeing

It was hard for me to narrow down what to talk about this week, because this past weekend I was in London, and like most big cities, London is full of things to do. There’s incredible, massive museums,...

Mirror Abroad: Sabina’s Sightseeing

A weekend trip to County Cork, Ireland brought me to one of Ireland’s most famous tourist attractions: Blarney Castle. The 600-year-old castle appealed to my historical sensibilities while the supposed...

Study Abroad: Sabina’s Sightseeing

When our bus pulled up to the Cliffs of Moher, it was so windy that the top of the bus was buffeting. I looked out the window and saw people’s coats blowing wildly, and the grass whipping back and forth. The...

‘Born a Crime’: A Book for the Summer

“IMMORALITY ACT, 1927: To prohibit illicit carnal intercourse between Europeans and natives…” begins Trevor Noah’s 2016 memoir, “Born a Crime.” Noah, a comedian and the current host of “The...

Airline Dress Codes Promote Sexism

Dress codes are common in high school classrooms and the workplace. But one wouldn’t expect to see them on an airplane. As reported by the New York Times, two teenage girls were refused entry to their...