I am from Ecuador, but my race is not Latina or Hispanic When I decided to come study in the United States I knew that my Ecuadorian culture and the American culture where different.
Lucía Jervis, from Quito, Ecuador, is a style reporter for the Pendulum. She is majoring in Journalism as of now, but she is thinking on double majoring in Journalism and Strategic Communications with a minor in International Studies. When she is not in the office, she is probably listening to music, playing the guitar, singing or spending quality time with her friends.
As Elon University students mindlessly scroll through Facebook, they often stumble upon recipe and food related articles and videos from outlets like BuzzFeed or Food Network that their friends have shared. Students now have the opportunity to publish or view similar articles written by their peers with a college twist on Spoon University, a food resource for millennials. Freshman Jordan Hsu, senior fashion reporter for The Edge, junior Meredith Taylor and junior Caroline Peyser have worked to bring a Spoon University chapter to Elon. “Spoon University is basically an online platform for students to get connected and be connected around food," Hsu said. "It provides written content including written articles, videos, great pictures and recipes.
The only way that we will be able to continue to preserve this richness, this gold that we call diversity, is by promoting a model that is inclusive for all, where the human being is a race by itself, entitled to own the same rights and different beliefs and perspectives of the world.