Worry Less and Celebrate More

Guest Article written by Skye Rutherford Carthage College “So where is your friend?” my talkative neighbor asks as I try to get a bite of the nasi ayam his wife has generously placed before me. I lower my handful of rice and reluctantly divulge my roommate’s whereabouts, knowing what’s about to come, “She’s on a … Continue reading Worry Less and Celebrate More

The Highs and Lows

Guest article by Dominique Martinez St. Edward's University I applied for an ETA grant in hopes of further self-discovery and intensive immersion in a completely foreign culture. Now how great does that sound? Sign me up right? Six months into the grant, I’m coming to learn that, like living anywhere, time in Malaysia is a … Continue reading The Highs and Lows

A Happy Misfortune

Guest article by Rebecca Fulp-Eickstaedt The College of William & Mary Rebecca standing next to her rental car Oh my goodness, what a morning. It was supposed to be a very important one for me. Madame Tan (my mentor) had arranged to have my official "welcoming ceremony" at today's 7:20 AM assembly, so this morning my alarm … Continue reading A Happy Misfortune