The University of Iowa

Authored by Krystyna Nunez

friends stand at the top of a mountain in Spain
12/22/2014

Student Reflections on Race and Ethnicity: The MadrileƱo lifestyle

One factor that influenced my time abroad is my identity. Being from a Hispanic family, I had more experience than other students being in an environment in which most people were only speaking a foreign language in which I could not fully understand or communicate. Although this environment made many other students feel out of place, I was already accustomed to this feeling.
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