Best of OU Create 5/28-6/10

As we settle into our summer routines, members of the OU Create Community continue to share their thoughts and ideas in the form of blog posts, ranging in topic from personal anecdotes to general awareness. We’ve looked through all the posts of the last two weeks and are happy to present to you the Best of OU Create, 5/28-6/10!

And now for the roundup…

Natasha is on a study abroad experience in Stuttgart, Germany this summer! In her post, she discusses getting acclimated to Germany, especially when it comes to food. Natasha also shared several beautiful pictures of Germany.

Natasha's photo of a street in Stuttgart

Olivia has returned from a semester abroad in South Korea! In a two-post series, Olivia shares what she learned about Korean food, both traditional and modern. Check out Olivia’s posts for an awesome description of what it’s like to eat in South Korea!

Screenshot of Olivia's postDrue just finished up a study abroad experience in Puebla, Mexico. In her post, Drue reflects on what she learned during her time in Mexico, specifically about the nature of privilege and hardship.

Screenshot of Drue's post

Given the tragic news about Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade, Ivey decided to share a post about the signs of depression. This post is a great resource for those who are concerned about their loved ones but not sure what they can do to help.

Screenshot of Ivey's postIn addition, I’d like to include the numbers of a few suicide hotlines:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  • Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741741 for support over text
  • Trevor Project Lifeline: 866-488-7386, focuses on LGBTQ+ youth


And that’s all for now! Keep writing posts, and stay tuned for the next Best of OU Create roundup!

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