The Spectator

I’m trying to be positive.

Across the Pond

Story by Grace Schutte, Freelance Writer
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

Story by Grace Schutte, Freelance Writer
May 4, 2022
“Ma’am, this is a Wendy’s.”

Across the Pond

Story by Grace Schutte, Freelance Writer
April 27, 2022
What I’m writing on, you ask? A stack of napkins I stole from a café. That’s travel, baby!

Across the Pond

Story by Grace Schutte, Freelance Writer
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

Story by Grace Schutte, Freelance Writer
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

Story by Grace Schutte, Freelance Writer
March 14, 2022
When you met a stranger, the first thing you asked was, “What languages do you speak?”

Across the pond

Story by Grace Schutte, Freelance Writer
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

Story by Grace Schutte, Freelance Writer
February 23, 2022
Drinking in Spain isn’t about getting drunk, but rather for spending time and chatting with friends

Across the pond

Story by Grace Schutte, Freelance Writer
February 15, 2022
To anyone considering studying abroad but are feeling reluctant due to a potential language barrier, do it anyway.

Across the pond

Story by Grace Schutte, Freelance Writer
February 7, 2022
A once in a lifetime opportunity was cut short for many students last year because of COVID-19.

Reflecting on a journey cut short

Story by Grace Schutte, Freelance Writer
March 10, 2021
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