Sintra Nichols

Sintra is passionate about politics, learning languages, and traveling. She has learned French in school, Italian on her own, and plans to become fluent in as many languages as possible in hopes of being able to use them to connect cultures through business or diplomacy otherwise. She has also loved her high school experience with Young Democrats of America, Nordic skiing, and track and field. Her goals for the year include becoming fluent in Portuguese, forming a network of close friends in Brazil, and building how she values education by giving it a new and developed meaning.


Cheap, Cheap Giggles

A fun thing about the English language is that, for some reason, it sells like hotcakes in many parts of the world where English is seldom even spoken or understood. One of these locations is Florianópolis, Brazil apparently. And since the English language is rarely…

14 September, 2018

The First One

Welcome everyone! I expect the bulk of my audience for this blog to be Minnesotans or Wisconsinites from whom I’m not yet separated by thousands of miles; those I don’t quite miss yet because I see them at family functions, at work, on social media,…

24 August, 2018

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Sintra Nichols