They just want to nourish themselves—perhaps with some comfort food if they’re feeling particularly selfish that day. They’d like food that’s inherent to their culture without it being fetishized on social media when they grew up with people making fun of their food and their culture, calling them unsanitary and weird because of how inherent … Read moreFeeling like a stranger in your own land: the food edition
America is considered a melting pot of a wide amount of diverse cultures, races, and ethnicities. Many Americans themselves see America as the superior country, often using our diverse population of culture to validify their conclusion that America is superior. However, too often Americans shy away from cultural influence, they hide themselves from a culture different from … Read moreStep Out of Your World
I absolutely love Iowa City. It has, without a doubt, become my home away from home over the past four years. I wanted to take advantage of my final months in this cultured town and capture some of my favorite napping places, restaurants, and entertainment venues. While these videos certainly don’t do justice to the … Read moreStudent Guide to Iowa City: A Video Series
Zombie heads… this eye catching wall art is impossible to miss when entering Iowa City’s Zombie Burger and Shake Lab. It might sound distasteful, but I’m here to tell you it is just about one of the most creative and gourmet burger places perhaps ever. The Iowa chain has taken the trip down I80 West … Read moreZombie Burger: Feeding the Undead Craze
After reaching the coveted 21st year of my life, I realized my unnecessary craving to shamelessly drink Hawkeye vodka, get sweat on by strangers at overcrowded bars and spend the entire next day drinking Gatorade in bed has come to a much-needed end (more-or-less). Most nights I return home from work or class exhausted and … Read moreHow to Be Drunk and Alone: A Guide to Independence and Dive Bars
As a barista and coffee addict, I witness several occasions leading me to believe the world wants to be educated on that liquid crack they consume every morning. Often times, people head into my place of employment feeling specific and ask for a triple soy Cuban style sugar free vanilla latte. After discussing the subject … Read moreCOFFEE: What the Eff Are You Drinking?