Adventures Abroad

Now that I have been in Rome for almost three months (where has the time gone?), and my time here is coming to an end, I thought I could impart some of the wisdom I …

Adventures Abroad

I have always considered myself to have a cultured taste in foods. In Chicago, my favorite restaurants serve Latin and Asian food, and when I’m home, my mother makes excellent dishes from a variety of …

Adventures Abroad

It is amazing how quickly a place can become a home. I am currently in my fourth week at the John Felice Rome Center (JFRC) and this small campus — which feels more like a …

Adventures Abroad

FOMO: the fear of missing out. Back home in Chicago, my friends would be moving into their first apartments, turning 21 and finally getting jobs and internships in the “real world,” and I would be …

Music

Pitchfork emanates a special type of diversity not always seen at today’s music festivals. The three-day event set in Chicago’s Union Park is not just diverse in the wide array of artists that are booked, …