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Defining History

Benjamin Franklin once said, “History will kind to me, for I intend to write it”. Victors and successors have always been… More

Calli Umipig University of Cape Town, South Africa

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Calli Umipig

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University of Cape Town, South Africa


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Hi, my name is Calli Umipig. I’m a junior at Arcadia University studying International Studies. My interests include cats, politics, and supporting causes that make the world a better place. I’m thrilled to be spending time in Cape Town and discovering new things about the city as well as myself!

Defining History

Calli Umipig April 10, 2017

Benjamin Franklin once said, “History will kind to me, for I intend to write it”. Victors and successors have always been the ones to write the history books and that is no different here in Cape Town. For decades during apartheid blacks, coloureds, and… More

Living in a Drought

Calli Umipig March 15, 2017

It seems like yesterday that I was lounging on my parents’ couch. I still lounge on the couch, but I do it with a view of Table Mountain and a palm tree in my front lawn. Cape Town, thus far, been a dream come true. Upon arriving, we were initially overwhelmed… More

If I Were on a Deserted Island

Calli Umipig February 24, 2017

As a college student, I’ve endured more icebreakers than I cared to participate in. Some are awkward, others are funny. Few are memorable, but they often achieve their goal of making an environment easier to adjust to. You may be wondering why I’m talking… More