2 Aug 2020

I spent a long time debating whether to go on this trip. I didn’t really have the money for it or emotional capacity, but I did have the time and I felt more practically prepared than I’d ever been when it came to international travel. It was also potentially my last c...

26 Jul 2020

My food experience in Mexico City was unique in that even though there wasn’t really much for me to eat, I still had a fun time exploring the food scene. So, in this post I will list for you what I ate, how it was, where I ate it, and a little bit about the dining atmo...

20 Jul 2020

The goal of the trip was to learn about printmaking in Mexico City, and though that goal was accomplished beautifully, there was so much more art to experience around the city. This post will be comprised of everything I can think of that pertains to the art I saw in M...

12 Jul 2020

Though my study abroad program in Mexico City wasn’t really built for things like sightseeing, exploring, or shopping, I still managed to squeeze some of that in! Here I will show you some of the fruits of my exploration: What I observed, what I found, where I found it...

5 Jul 2020

Before we left Richmond the study abroad advisor said something to the effect of “about half of you will get sick.” This statement really got under my skin, and I’ll tell you why later, but for now I will tell you that I had the honor of being the first one in our grou...

28 Jun 2020

Let’s be real, Mexico is not portrayed as a safe place to Americans. Many of the portrayals are sensationalized and cherrypicked, often coloring the entire country as dangerous and its people as criminals. However, I’m sure we can all agree that defining an entire loca...

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Nia Alexander Campbell is an artist and writer from Richmond, Virginia. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in...

 

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