Poetry Workshop with Immigrant Students

Every semester, Messiah College hosts a retreat called the RISE retreat to inspire these students who are children of immigrants and refugees by introducing them to higher education. The theme of this semester’s retreat was creativity, so some of my peers and I planned a poetry workshop for the students. The workshop began by reading… Continue reading Poetry Workshop with Immigrant Students

Defining Wanderlust

(noun): a strong desire to travel I recently returned from a trip to Punta Cana, República Dominicana, for my cousin’s wedding. Despite being an avid traveler, staying in an all-inclusive resort on the beach was new for me. Although I was in a Spanish-speaking country rich with culture and nature, I felt confined to an… Continue reading Defining Wanderlust