Month: April 2015

Arrival In Leipzig, Germany: Doughnuts!


In early March, I headed to the Fes airport filled with a mix of excitement and trepidation: dear readers, this would be the first time I visited my mom’s family, based in eastern Germany, since my somewhat tense exchange semesters there five years ago.



Race and the “stage of love”: Melanie Cheng on her experiences in Peace Corps Morocco. Last Part: Cheng’s not frickin’ saving babies, you guys!

What kind of opportunities are you looking for?

My education, work and volunteer background, it’s all related to working in the public sector. I would be happiest working for the government, an NGO, research facilities, research in social and economic policies. Ideally, I would want to work for an organization that dealt with social and economic development, or progressive social and economic opportunities for underprivileged or underserved populations.


University X: A darker side of sexual culture, and some answers

Lack of education can lead to unsafe attempts at ending pregnancies, as in O.’s case. This situation can also lead students to stumble into potentially violent sexual situations. It can also cause them to create or passively observe these situations due to a lack of knowledge regarding respect for others’ sexual boundaries. According to Pionati, students have reported that the date rape drug Rohypnol is common in the campus town. Young female students, she says, are especially susceptible to sexual violence.