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Stereotypes are everywhere !

Stereotypes are everywhere !

We recently approached the subject of how other people can see us in class. And it's really interesting to see stereotypes existing depending on the country, on the culture... But stereotypes can also be linked to individuals. The society easily puts...

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Western movies

Western movies

Recently, we talked about another aspect of the conquest of the West in class : the way it is represented in movies. And that is particularly interesting. I'm not familiar with Western movies. They never really caught my attention although it doesn't...

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Going on a gap year ?

Going on a gap year ?

What is a gap year ? Nothing but a great opportunity to see a new horizon, breathe a new air and earn new skills. When you go on a gap year, you basically stop working or studying for a while and usually travel to a foreign country. Don't get it wrong...

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Discovering America

Discovering America

The discovery of America. A new world. A new life. New opportunities. That's the story everyone knows. But let's do a little history lesson for the ones who didn't listen carefully in class. America was discovered in 1492 by Christopher Columbus, an Italian...

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Immigration : a reality

Immigration : a reality

Immigration is not a recent phenomenon yet we talk about it a lot these days. It is important to remember the reasons that got attracted first immigrants to the USA, the country of freedom and diversity, in the first place. A lot of people wanted to escape...

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Racism : a constant struggle

Racism : a constant struggle

Racism has always existed since the dawn of time. It's something we'll never be able to explain because an explanation cannot be given. Even today, discrimination still exits, after everything that was done. Things have still been done though and hopefully,...

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