Shiza Shahid Visits Oklahoma

On the 28th of September, the Delta Gamma Alpha Iota Chapter at the University of Oklahoma hosted Shiza Shahid for lectureship. Lectureship is a program which only 19 of the Delta Gamma national chapters are able to host every other year, and Alpha Iota’s goal is to educate students about the importance of leadership and…

Foreign Film Club – The Kite Runner

At the next Foreign Film Club meeting that I attended, we were able to watch “The Kite Runner” which emphasized the country of Afghanistan. This movie is based off of a novel by Khaled Hosseini, published in 2003 and the movie was first screened in 2007. I think that the movie is such a pure story that…

Into The Mainstream

On the 2nd of May, Dr. Reinhard Heinisch of the University of Salzburg spoke to us about his research over populism. He was first introduced to us by one of his former students, who calls Heinisch a “commentator of world events.” Heinisch first began studying populism in the early 2000’s, and called it an episodic phenomenon in which Radical parties…

Mother of All Bombs – Afghanistan

On Friday, the 14th of April I awoke to news that the US military dropped its most powerful non-nuclear 11-ton bomb on eastern Afghanistan. The bomb targeted an ISIS cave and tunnel complex in Afghanistan and had a one-mile radius. The bombing caused great criticism and controversy from civilians in the United States. The bombing was…

Semana Santa

Semana Santa is a holy week celebrated in every Christian country throughout the world even though each country that celebrates it has its own traditions to celebrate this religious week. Specifically, in the post I will be talking about the traditions of Semana Santa in my home country of El Salvador which was celebrated April…

Refugee Crisis – An Unimaginable Life

Day after day thousands of refugees cross the Aegan Sea in search for a better life, and just from 2015 to 2016 there were a total of 600,000 people/refugees who crossed the Syrian borders. Children hospitals are filled with refugee children with no parents, and families are separated. On the 13th of April I attended an international event…

Hamdullah Mohib Visits Oklahoma

Hamdullah Mohib is an Afghan diplomat who is currently serving as Afghan ambassador to the United States. The University of Oklahoma was lucky enough to host a reception for him, and invited students to come and meet him . At the reception, he first spoke about the foundation of Afghanistan and gave the audience more detail as…

A Mock Trial On My Life

Ever since I was in primary school, my dream has been to become a lawyer of some sort. In high school, I began to take many law classes that my school offered and began preparing myself for what my life would be like in a couple of years.

I attended a fair! Well…kind of.

Traveling is all I want to do with my life, and after learning that there was going to be a study abroad fair I wrote the date and time down immediately in my agenda.