The Mirror Abroad: Kickin’ it with Kat

Here in Galway we’re in the middle of our midterm season. What I’ve come to learn, midterms are no fun in any country. So, logically and naturally, despite all the papers due and upcoming tests – it was...

Four Healthy Foods that Happen to be Red

As author Alan D. Wolfelt says, “Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and, whether or not you enjoy this holiday, many of us have one love that...

Compare and Contrast: Guacamole

Not all guacamole is the same. We all know the difference between guacamole from Chipotle, guacamole from Moes and guacamole from Qdoba, because there are many versions of this adored dip. There are two main...

Cara’s Cuisine

Easter has come and gone. Feasts have been devoured, students enjoyed not one, but TWO days off, chocolate supplies everywhere have been fully restocked and nearly everyone has gone to at least one of the over...

Avocados are Worth the Hype

Millennials everywhere are raving over the superfood that is avocados. Teenagers are commonly associated with a passion for avocado toast and the extra cost for Chipotle guacamole is an outrage that everyone...

Fairfield Meal Plans Need Improvement

As a college student, the meals I consume regularly are an extremely important part of my daily routine. As many of my peers would agree, food is undeniably an essential part of everyday life and being away...

The Mirror Abroad: Alicia’s Adventures

Carpe diem — seize the day. One of my many purchases over the course of the 12 days I spent abroad was a €4 t-shirt from Rome that reads, “carpe diem.” For those who aren’t literature buffs like...