Traditional beverage is designed to share

This past weekend I bought my first mate, which marks a major milestone in my immersion in the Argentine culture.  Now you might be wondering: This far into her exchange and she is only just now immersing herself? And, what in the world is a mate? Mate (pronounced mah-teh) is the traditional beverage of Argentina […]

Baseball embodies meaning of fight on

There have been defining moments in my time as a Trojan when “fight on” wasn’t just a phrase, but a palpable feeling, a moment in time that I wish I could put in my back pocket and save for a rainy day. On Sunday, I went to sleep after midnight, exhausted and heartbroken after watching […]