Folium: An Emerging Entry In America's Multiracial Vocabulary: 'Blaxican'

Folium: An Emerging Entry In America’s Multiracial Vocabulary: ‘Blaxican’ via NPR / Code Switch

… Connect NPR/CodeSwitch: An Emerging Entry In America’s Multiracial Vocabulary: ‘Blaxican’ … Between colonial history, immigration cycles, and cultural flow in the United States, there are endless new definitions of what “American” really is. Melissa Adams is a living example of what that changing definition of “American” really is. She was born black and Mexican. […]

Folium: You Can Buy Happiness, If It's an Experience via NPR

Folium: You Can Buy Happiness, If It’s an Experience via NPR

… Connect You Can Buy Happiness, If It’s an Experience via NPR … There is a common proverb that you have probably heard that reads; “money can’t buy happiness.” Well I beg to differ. You can buy happiness, but the happiness depends on what you spend your money on. Advertising tries to catch your eye […]

Folium: Teaching Unaccompanied Minors in NYC International Schools via NPR

Folium: Teaching Unaccompanied Minors in NYC International Schools via NPR

… Connect Teaching Unaccompanied Minors in NYC International Schools via NPR … … Making headline news these days is the issue of refugees trying to settle in foreign countries.  A particular subset of these refugees – children – face unique challenges.  Among these many challenges is how these children are to get educated in a […]

Folium: Tech May Get In The Way Of Good Culture Shock via NPR

Folium: Tech May Get In The Way Of Good Culture Shock via NPR

Folium: Tech May Get In The Way Of Good Culture Shock via NPR … Have you ever wanted to study abroad? Get to know the culture of a country that you’ve never visited before? Understand the differences between the culture of their county and yours? Well, bringing your phone along with you might have some […]

Folium: Legitimate Voluntourism via NPR

Folium: Legitimate Voluntourism via NPR The Folium archives contain many articles on how you can volunteer and study abroad for little to no cost. But I must admit that this is the first article that actually discusses the impact of these new volunteer opportunities on the populations that they serve. Study abroad or travel experiences […]

Folium: Novalima On World Cafe via NPR

Novalima On NPR’s World Café This isn’t your abuela’s Peruvian flute band. Well known for drug store kiosks and shopping plazas across America, the peruvian flute band evokes scenes of rugged mountains, majestic condors, and lots of indigenous Peruvians in colorful wool hats. Novalima doesn’t project any of those images, and perhaps it is a […]

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