30 Strange Things I’ve Learned About Myself from Studying Abroad

Well that’s it, folks! My semester abroad in New Zealand has come to an end, and as I reflect on my past few months and all of the amazing things I had the crazy opportunities to accomplish, I realized that I’ve learned quite a few things about myself and about New Zealand. Let’s discuss: 1. I can … More 30 Strange Things I’ve Learned About Myself from Studying Abroad

Look What Popped Up at the Pop-up Globe Theatre

This past summer, the city of Auckland, New Zealand celebrated the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare in a very unique way – by building an exact replica of the second Globe Theatre and putting on a series of tours, workshops, and Shakespeare-penned productions. This was an effort conceived by Professor Tim Fitzpatrick … More Look What Popped Up at the Pop-up Globe Theatre

We’re Sorry We Inflicted “The Bachelor” Upon You, World. Love, America

So we’ve already covered the fact that I am Bachelor/Bachelorette trash in one of my very first blog posts, but let’s forget about all that (and all of my many cringeworthy colloquialisms scattered throughout that text) and instead delve right into my rather curious experience of watching the American-born reality show make its way 6000 miles across the … More We’re Sorry We Inflicted “The Bachelor” Upon You, World. Love, America

Me Before “Me Before You,” and Me Afterwards

I have been absolutely obsessed with the notion of Me Before You since the trailer premiered in February. Even though I, a cinephile who is studying criticism, should have immediately waved it off as a silly chick flick, I found myself absolutely giddy. May couldn’t come soon enough! Well. It’s June. New Zealand got Me Before You a month … More Me Before “Me Before You,” and Me Afterwards