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A Carnival comparsa dance competition in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria.

Carnival Paints the Night Sky in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Amelie Van Hess, Assignment Editor April 6, 2024

By day, the island of Gran Canaria in February is the picture-perfect beach destination: summer-like temperatures even in the winter months and oceanside seafood restaurants overflowing with the flavors...

The BSO commemorated Black History Month with a pop-up museum.

BSO Creates Black History Museum

Abby Langton, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2024
Club members decorated boxes with colorful photos and information about Black leaders such as singer-songwriter Aretha Franklin, astronaut Mae Jemison and transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson
Workshop participants learn a Bulgarian dance.

Folk Dancers Skip into Spring

Lilla Orbán and Vicky Coneva April 5, 2024
The Balkan/Eastern European Club taught traditional dances from Bulgaria and Hungary at its first workshop
One of the many frescos that adorn the 16th-century El Escorial, the latest destination of the SLU-Madrid History Club.

History Club Admires Art and Tombs at Royal Monastery at El Escorial

Abby Langton, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2024

The SLU-Madrid History Club held their first off-campus event of the semester, taking students to visit the 16th-century El Escorial monastery. The Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is located...

The writer performs an ina bauer at a Christmas show in her home state of Colorado.

Mission Impossible: Skating in September

Amelie Van Hess, Assignment Editor April 5, 2024

I chose to upend my entire life as I knew it the day I flew into Madrid to attend school abroad for four years. Everything was new to me: the city, the country, the school, the people. However, there was...

The citys growing U.S. population stocks up on Pop-Tarts, cake mix and other familiar dry foods at Taste of America.

Why More Americans Are Moving to Spain

Bábara Torreño, Contributing Writer April 4, 2024
More than 40,000 Americans live in Spain
Community Gardening Club leader Mackenzie Oleary (left) and Green Bandana Project member Lucy Lally (right) talk to new students about their clubs.

SLU-Madrid Clubs: Uniting Students from Far and Wide

Amelie Van Hess, Staff Writer January 27, 2024

At the turn of the calendar year, many students on Saint Louis University’s Madrid campus face a complete life reset, including a new country, language, and university. As people come from hundreds or...

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