Living in the Dominican Republic
Jul15

Living in the Dominican Republic

Here is a glimpse of what I have been up to the past few weeks in the Dominican Republic! I was so fortunate to receive a grant to study here this summer. I am taking intensive Spanish and Dominican language and culture classes every day to finish my Spanish minor and increase my fluency! I am living with a Dominican host family, two Dominican students, and another American student. I speak Spanish all day long which is definitely...

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Pre-Dominican Republic
May14

Pre-Dominican Republic

Spanish speakers are so incredibly prevalent in the United States, yet too often they are unfairly marginalized. As a future educator, I can prevent this from happening at the student level by educating myself in order to better understand and communicate with people from different cultures, nations, and languages. Through this, a better tomorrow for those in the United States who are not primarily English speakers can be achieved. I...

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