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Becoming me: embracing my Latino roots

Growing up as someone who identified as being Latina was always a bit of a struggle for me. My grandparents ...

Fulbright scholar takes inspiration from USFSP back to Russia  

When Elena Plakhina wakes up every morning, she writes. She has been filling diary pages with short stories of her ...

From Instant Messenger to international travel: traveling to South Korea

2011 was an interesting year, to say the least. I can recall how most of my days were spent: Asia ...

Connect Women on International Women’s day

As International Women’s Day comes and goes, a few of our staff have reflected upon the recent events of the #MeToo ...

Internal vs. external: battles with anxiety

The non-controlled version of my life was waking up with anxiety attacks and not being able to breathe. The shower ...

Europa, Europa, send my money back over: My foreign travel ...

After having the experience of a lifetime at the opening week of Oktoberfest in Munich, I learned a lesson about ...

Love, failure and awkward situations: USFSP talks Valentine’s Day

  Click above to listen to the podcast.   Produced by contributors Tommy Hilliard and Cristian Saldivar.   Music provided ...

How I went one week without social media

Today is an unusual day. Today is a day that started out unlike any other. When my alarm went off, ...

Gaslight Reboot Parts III and IV: my experience with sexual ...

Back: click here for parts I and II of “Gaslight Reboot: my experience with sexual harassment as a member of ...

Gaslight Reboot: my experience with sexual harassment as a member ...

Part I When Ingrid Bergman was manipulated and harassed by her husband Charles Boyer in the film Gaslight, American audiences viewed ...