Escaping to nowhere

Off the Beat

While prolonged escapism in the long term is destructive, I can’t help but wonder if it’s inherently a bad thing on a smaller scale.
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COVID-19, the new STD

A new STD is afflicting the world. We all know what this STD is: COVID-19. And yes, it is an STD, a “socially transmitted disease.”  
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How to spot an American abroad

Back to Straya

Being abroad is an amazing way to immerse yourself in a new culture and experience a way of living that’s different and exciting. Since arriving in Australia and living near the university I’ll be attending, I’ve began to notice that it’s quite easy to tell who is local and who is just visiting — namely, from America.
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Grass is always greener

Champagne Problems

This Saturday is March 17, known worldwide as St. Patrick’s Day, or “the day when you can start drinking before noon and still retain some level of social acceptance” in Ireland. My liver is cowering in fear and I’m getting just a little bit homesick, especially now that it’s raining
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