University of Cape Town, South Africa
Howzit?! I am Tatiana Redden, majoring in Sociology and minoring in Pan African Studies. My hometown is Philadelphia, Pa and I attend Arcadia University. However I am studying abroad for five months in South Africa and currently attending University of Cape Town! I am passionate about equal opportunities, equal education, and learning more about society and how are and were developed. I love giving back to my community, trying new things, reading, updating myself of social and global issues, cooking, eating, and watching Power and Scandal!
Dear South Africa, You made me fall in love with you. I’m sorry it has to end now, I promise I really didn’t want to. Just so you know it’s me, not you. I know people say that a lot, but I am serious...so serious that my passport had an expiration date… More
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“How are you? Passport please,” a South African woman said to me in a very thick accent. So thick I could not understand clearly. I felt bad for leaning in close and slowly asking three times, “Could you say that again?” The South African woman soon got… More
Last week I stumbled upon a quote by William Shakespeare, “Expectation is the root of all heartache.” Hence this week, I have spent some time thinking and reflecting on my experience. In the sense of how I view it, what others have asked, how they view… More
Me: Brittney! Brittney: Yes? Me: Why are the lights off? (I yell from the shower) Brittney: It’s load shedding…. We have to wait two hours before they come back on. Me: Great…. I was in the shower just as the power went out, lucky me right? I’m thinking… More