They say when you learn a new language, you discover a new part of yourself. This fall, I started Italian and now I like expensive cheese? Yep. The College of Arts and Sciences hosts a week of events to celebrate the culture of many of the languages taught at the University of Oklahoma. Italy Week… Continue reading Pasta, Nutella and Expensive Cheese
Four girls represent three continents in one apartment. I decided to live with exchange students this year. My first semesters at OU, I was always at the international socials, meeting some of my closest friends and realized that the best way to spend the most time with my favorite people on campus is to live… Continue reading 24/7 International Experience
But the dance kind of salsa. The OU Latin Dance Club hosted the annual Havana Nights Salsa Ball, and it was a blast. The night started with an informal dance lesson to teach the amateurs the basic steps of salsa and bachata. After the hour of step-by-step instructions, the ballroom floor opened for anyone brave… Continue reading More Friendship Credits to Salsa
The University of Oklahoma Foreign Film Club (FFC) is proof that all you need is Netflix and some good buddies (the pizza is a bonus) to open your eyes to the wonders of ~international films~ Other countries are pretty explicit about their current states, whether it shines a negative or positive light on their home. We… Continue reading Why I’m Starting To Hate American Movies
The Colombian Student Association put on an End of the Year Latin Party. Now, let me tell you about my history with Latin dancing. In high school, I took a few classes through my Spanish program on salsa. In a room of gringos, I wasn’t all that bad. When I went to a party with… Continue reading My Hips Don’t Lie…Anymore.
Ok, it is actually a real show, but I attended an event on an OU scale. Let me tell ya, there are a lot of gnarly aspects to the Arab culture. The dancing. My friend and I were watching these girls belly dance gawking at the core strength it must take. I mean, I can… Continue reading Arab’s Got Talent