Global Engagement Blogs

Colombia Continues to Provide Stellar Cousins

Somehow, I always gravitate to the Colombian crowd at the OU Cousins event. This year, I was gonna branch out. Maybe meet some Italians to practice my new language? But there she was. Sabina Piñeros Torres. Bogotá, Colombia. I actually met her the semester prior but didn’t realize she’d be staying another year in Oklahoma.… Continue reading Colombia Continues to Provide Stellar Cousins

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COLSA: Food, Shows and One Heck of a Party

The Colombian Student Association presents Colombia Night; an annual event that showcases some of the best Colombia has to offer. The evening starts with some traditional Colombian cuisine (let’s make plátanos a thing in America). We gather in the event center at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Norman to chow down before heading to the OU… Continue reading COLSA: Food, Shows and One Heck of a Party

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Why I’m Starting To Hate American Movies

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

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It’s Smelly, It’s Brown, It’s Poop.

And believe it or not, we all create it. EVERY DAY. Rose George is what you may call a “curious journalist,” acknowledging overlooked issues, and talking about them. She introduces poop with addressing the stigma.  We keep our defecation behind closed doors.  But what about in these third world countries where the diseases of feces… Continue reading It’s Smelly, It’s Brown, It’s Poop.