Elena Stidham

Recent Articles

Loud and Clear: Temporarily 21

11/17/2019 11:44pm

When Forever 21 announced it was filing for bankruptcy, my immediate thought was, “Well, I guess they were only Temporarily 21.” After I laughed at my own joke, however, I realized just how hard it was going to be for me to buy clothes from here on out. 

Loud and Clear: Never forget my Iraqi family

12/15/2019 12:57pm

9/11 was a day everyone remembers in detail; where they were, who they were with and what they were doing.  Nobody ever asks me where I was the first time someone called me a terrorist. 

Loud and Clear: 6 things I learned from studying abroad

08/21/2019 8:04pm

This June I was given the wonderful opportunity to study abroad in Japan. I have always wanted to go, and after I took my first Japanese language class, I thought it would be even more rewarding to be able to experience the culture and practice my new skills.