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Grace Schutte

Grace Schutte, Freelance Writer

Grace Schutte is a third-year creative writing and Spanish student. This is her second semester on The Spectator staff, first as a staff writer, and now as the chief copy editor. She enjoys staring out windows, americanos and the rain — especially when combined.
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I’m trying to be positive.

Across the Pond

May 12, 2022
How do I go straight into my three summer jobs, internships and grad school applications while searching my suitcase for the lost American identity I’d packed away the day I arrived in Spain?

Across the Pond

May 4, 2022
“Ma’am, this is a Wendy’s.”

Across the Pond

April 27, 2022
So, I’m going to do what I, as a pisces, do best: avoid and evade my reality.

Across the Pond

April 18, 2022
What I’m writing on, you ask? A stack of napkins I stole from a café. That’s travel, baby!

Across the Pond

April 13, 2022
Phrases like, “It’s not every day you’re in Europe!” and “Take advantage of this while you can!” make me break out in hives.

Across the Pond

April 4, 2022
On the scale of Midwest-Nice to Hey-I’m-Walkin’-Here!, the women in Spain are fashion-forward Bostonians.

Across the Pond

March 14, 2022
When you met a stranger, the first thing you asked was, “What languages do you speak?”

Across the pond

March 9, 2022
I felt like a small frog sitting on a lilypad of language learning. No thoughts. Head empty. Just present tense.

Across the pond

February 23, 2022
Drinking in Spain isn’t about getting drunk, but rather for spending time and chatting with friends

Across the pond

February 15, 2022
To anyone considering studying abroad but are feeling reluctant due to a potential language barrier, do it anyway.

Across the pond

February 7, 2022
Its book club, grab some popcorn and enjoy

Book Club

December 15, 2021
Its book club, grab some popcorn and enjoy

Book Club

December 8, 2021
Its book club, grab some popcorn and enjoy

Book Club

November 25, 2021
Its book club, grab some popcorn and enjoy

Book Club

November 17, 2021
Its book club, grab some popcorn and enjoy

Book Club

November 11, 2021
Its book club, grab some popcorn and enjoy

Book Club

November 2, 2021
Its book club, grab some popcorn and enjoy

Book Club

October 28, 2021
Its book club, grab some popcorn and enjoy

Book Club

October 20, 2021
Its book club, grab some popcorn and enjoy

Book Club

October 13, 2021
Former fans of popular YA high fantasy author Sarah J Maas voice their opinions on her controversial writing

Book Club

October 6, 2021
Former fans of popular YA high fantasy author Sarah J Maas voice their opinions on her controversial writing

Book Club

September 30, 2021
Police Blotter

Police Blotter

May 5, 2021
Graphic by Hailey Thorsen

We pick three

March 3, 2021
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