Karina Pepe


Recent Articles

NEWS 4/1/15 3:00pm

Foreign language study should center on immersion

I have been enrolled in Spanish classes since 6th grade. Looking back on my foreign language education, I can say confidently that the way many other American children and I were taught Spanish needs a serious overhaul.  Spanish majors at Elon University are required to study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country to apply the language in a native setting.


NEWS 10/22/13 9:49pm

Culture Shock

“Culture shock: a feeling of confusion, doubt or nervousness caused by being in a place (such as a foreign country) that is very different from what you are used to.” –Merriam-Webster Dictionary


NEWS 3/15/13 4:56pm

Wardrobe transition: winter to spring

It’s always a challenge to fit wardrobes from every season into a small dorm-room closet.  This encourages some serious creativity to use pieces year-round.  The key pieces that transcend the seasons can help save your wallet as we transition from winter to spring. Scarves: There’s no doubt that a scarf is traditionally a winter accessory, but recent trends have scarves as an ideal piece in layering for the spring.