In order to better understand American culture while abroad, I thought that “Mean Girls” would give me some insights on what American high schools are like.

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    I grew up on the other side of the world, in Asia. While I was exposed to a lot of American culture at my international school, there are aspects I did not grasp until I actually moved here. Here are five things I found impossible to understand when I first moved to the […]

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With the recent news of Prince Harry’s engagement to American actress Meghan Markle, the royal family is dominating the news yet again. But the recent attention on the British royal family brings up the topic of monarchies in general. It is interesting to think about how long they’ve lasted and how their roles have differed, […]

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There are many people, myself included, who are a little upset about Prince Harry’s recent engagement to Meghan Markle. Our chance at being British royalty has sadly disappeared, but there are still so many single, beautiful British men on the market. Although they may not be princes, and marrying them won’t make you a princess, […]

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Since Paris is one of the fashion hubs of the world, Parisians really know their stuff. French models are constantly being featured in fashion magazines like Vogue for their classic yet unique fashion sense. Here are some of the French trends the fashion world has been loving this season that everybody can take some inspiration […]

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While Americans struggle to cope with sexual assault claims on renowned politicians such as U.S. Sen. Al Franken, a major shake-up has occurred in Southern African politics.  Zimbabwe is a quasi-democratic country – despite the systems supposedly in place, the current prime minister has been in charge without interruption since 1980. Ninety-three-year-old Robert Mugabe’s reign […]

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Being a international student in the United States is an interesting experience. You get to live in a totally different culture from yours and enjoy some of the best education around while at it. While there are many ups to it, studying abroad can become very difficult when Thanksgiving comes around. As an international student […]

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