“Ich kann kein Deutsch” saved me countless times from embarrassing myself by attempting to speak German. The phrase translates to “I don’t speak German…
¡Hola! My name is Oliver and I’m studying International Relations with a concentration in Globalization. I’m from San Salvador, El Salvador but I lived in Los Ángeles, CA before coming to Tufts. I am a research analyst at the Fletcher School’s Institute for Business in the Global Context focusing on the intersection between digital development and COVID-19. I enjoy a good cup of dark roast coffee while watching quality cinematography films (please do send me recommendations!) I thrive on all kinds of music: Rock en Español, Afro-Beats, Cumbias, Alt-Rock, Classical, Vapor Soul, you name it! I hope you enjoy reading about my experiences as I navigate through the FIRST, International, and Latinx communities on campus. To my Central Americans out there, ¡Salú!
Signing off with a quote from one of my favorite authors:
“I don’t study to know more, but to ignore less” -Juana Inés de la Cruz