US-Cuba Relations From The Cuban Perspective

Billy Fenton ~   One of my favorite sayings that was running consistently through my mind during today’s lecture was “history is written by the victors.” Camilo Garcia, a former diplomat for the Cuban government, gave us a lecture on US-Cuba relations today, focusing on the history of contemporary interactions between the two countries. Garcia said there are … More US-Cuba Relations From The Cuban Perspective

Hemingway House

Lily Vansciver  ~    The neighborhood that Hemingway lived in was at one time probably rather quiet and nondescript, hidden away and going unnoticed. It was now the exact opposite, full of tourist traffic; so many Traveltur buses lined the streets, lots of people with fanny packs attached to their waists, big cameras hanging from … More Hemingway House

Muraleando

Lexy Martino   ~    Muraleando, una comunidad centrada en desarrollar el arte como parte de la vida diaria, era un lugar como yo nunca he visto antes. Todo el barrio estaba cubierto en el arte, desde los murales a las esculturas a los mosaicos. El centro del barrio tenía una torre de agua renovada donde … More Muraleando

San Anotonio de Los Baños: The Writing on The Wall

Mitchell Baker   ~    “Love what you do.” – Steven Spielberg. I’ve heard it from everybody. Friends, Family, even people who I had just met. While on this trip I am doing what I love, traveling and investing myself into a new culture. And today was my favorite part of a culture. Films. A … More San Anotonio de Los Baños: The Writing on The Wall