Category Archives: Recreation

This year: Involvement

Probably the most fulfilling side of my experience in my second year. As the VP External of the International Students Association I had the opportunity to work with an amazing team of about 15 people, all from different countries, speaking … Continue reading

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Summer Trip

This summer I went backpacking in Uruguay and Argentina with my sister. It was an amazing trip, especially because we used CouchSurfing. (hahaha that sounds like an I-lost-50-pounds add) We met incredible people and visited places that were just spectacular. … Continue reading

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Africa Awareness Conference Week

Involving Africa in the Creation of Global Citizens (www.africaawareness.ca) JAN 18 Opening Night: “Past, Present & Future of the African Studies Program at UBC Join us in exploring the history of the UBC African Studies Program at a vibrant African … Continue reading

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Of boots and leaders

My first week back has been packed. There have been small things, like discovering that one of my two plants dried up, and big things, like attending the SLC. I won’t go into great detail about the SLC, it’s enough … Continue reading

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Free food on campus

I was originally planning on getting a degree in Human Geography or Latin American Studies… however, it looks as if my degree might end up being a little bit more gastronomy oriented. How about doing four years of undergraduate studies … Continue reading

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Bridge to a Cool Planet

  This Saturday, October 24th, thousands of people are joining more than 4000 events in 169 countries to create awareness about global climate change.  Students in history have united and CHANGED THE WORLD with their demonstrations. They have spoken out. … Continue reading

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Fall

Morgan’s post reminded me that I haven’t posted anything about the trees even though I’m amazed by them every day. In Guatemala we have rainy season and not-rainy season, pretty straightforward. So here is a small thing that I wrote in my notebook … Continue reading

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apple festival

Have you been to the botanical gardens? they are super beautiful, I went today and I felt that I wasn’t in UBC anymore (not that UBC isn’t beautiful)… if you want to go, you should go this sunday… why? the … Continue reading

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This is my voice

I feel that I have been too mean to my Creative Writing class, so here is a great video that our prof. showed us yesterday. It’s This Is My Voice by Shane Koyczan. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHczVzGfyqQ[/youtube]

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music me?

At home I didn’t really listen to music, just what my sister listened to. Now, to remind me of her I keep playing some of it, even if I don’t get most of it (it’s in french and portuguese) :) … Continue reading

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