Category Archives: Everyday Life

Taylor Kickbush posing next to tree 1 week before freshman year

Blooming, Blossoming, and Becoming Social

I used to be scared of people. I wasn’t just afraid to talk to people; I was one of those girls who sat by herself in the library, avoided eye…

Sopa de cocido, Spanish soup meal

Caution: Reading This May Cause Mouth to Water

Food. Where can I even begin? I love food; I am legitimately passionate about food. Eating is one of life’s greatest joys. I know that for a fact. Therefore, one…

students dressed up as pirates

“What are you doing here?”

Everyone I have met in Spain, as well as everyone back at home, has asked me similar questions: “What are you doing here?” or “Why are you going to Spain?”…

green field with flowers

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Respect

On February 20, 2014, the Jamestown Community College office of sustainability held a featured movie in the Lenna Theatre. Called Comfort Zone, the movie revealed biological problems in today’s society that…

field of colorful flowers in springtime

Thinking Spring!

If you’re like most students at Jamestown Community College, you’re cold. Yes, folks, it’s a harsh and brutal winter out there, and what a beautiful winter it has been! If…

Luci teaching students

Teaching: A Learning Experience

It’s hard to believe that I arrived in Valladolid two weeks ago already! Let me be cliché and say that time flies when you’re having fun! But really, what an…

statue of a head with multiple faces in the JCC Weeks Gallery

My Case for Art

What makes art GOOD? Could it be the medium? Is it the style? Is it the ubiquitous (or at least general) agreement that something is tasteful or artsy? Here is…

front of cathedral in Valladolid, Spain

New Experiences!

Every once in a while, you have a day where you try something new. Whether it is a new type of food, looking at a math question in a different…

cartoon showing a stick figure slumped over its desk

No One Said It Would Be Easy…

Last year at this time I dreaded thinking about my high school graduation. The snow was blowing, my senior classes were dwindling to a close, and college was advancing faster…

A Little on the Creative Side

Nestled in the Cyber Café, residents of the Hillside Suites were able to showcase their artistic abilities on December 10th at the first Hillside Art Exhibition. More than ten artists…