17 Culturally Inappropriate Things in Some Parts of the World

By Daniella Djiogan 1.) Eye-to-Eye Contact In some parts of Africa, it is seriously disrespectful to look into an older person’s eyes.  In the U.S, the same act is associated with “shyness”. It also means you aren’t confident enough or you aren’t sincere. You can just begin to imagine how I felt when I first arrived…

How to be Better Feminist in 10 Easy Steps

By Daniella Djiogan If you google the definition of “Feminism”, it says..”it’s the advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men.” A much simple definition comes from the Webster dictionary which says “it’s the belief that women and men should have equal rights and opportunities.” So let’s get…

12 Reasons Why Texas A&M is a Cult

By Daniella Djiogan 1.) “Once an Aggie, always an Aggie” : This quote says it all. No need for any further sugarcoating. If not a cult, then what is it? 2.) Buying way over-priced T-Shirts to show alliance: We all know those aggie t-shirts are way too over-priced, yet that doesn’t stop us from buying it. After-all…

My Little Confession

By Daniella Djiogan A year did pass, or should I say 10+ months. At the beginning, it felt like an eternity, but right now, it feels like all was a dream that lasted 10 hours or less. As I am sitting here, reflecting on my thoughts, my journey, I have come to realize that I…

Feminism 102- “HER VOICE”

By Daniella Djiogan  She’s a fifteen year old girl married to a fifty year old rich man She lives in a village in the depths of Africa At the age of sixteen, she was the stepmother of twenty children She’s never dated; she doesn’t even know what it means She respects her husband to the point that…