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Karina Martinez-Carter
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Falling Under The Spell Of Barcelona's Tibidabo

Posted September 2, 2011 | 18:03:55 (EST)

Before touching down in Barcelona to live and study for four months I had never heard of Tibidabo. I was familiar with Barcelona's major highlights otherwise, such as Gaudí's masterpieces and the smaller mountain of Montjuïc. I would only see that episode of Friends later, and though I...

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An Outsider's Perspective on River's Relegation and Soccer in Argentina

Posted June 29, 2011 | 14:07:38 (EST)

On Sunday, the River Plate soccer club, a giant of national soccer, tied a game that demoted them from primera división to the second-tier B nacional and profoundly changed the Argentine soccer world.

In River's 110 years in existence, the club, which claims more national titles than...

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Case for a 20-Something Moving Abroad

Posted October 6, 2010 | 17:44:55 (EST)

I graduated from college this past June and fled the country, is what I tell people I meet here in Buenos Aires.

The real story is slightly more nuanced, but when it comes down it, the statement is not untrue. The months between Northwestern's late June graduation and my...

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