Paige Johnson | THE SPECTRUM Studying abroad is an incredible, exhausting, exciting and tiring experience that lends plenty of insights and new ideas. Some of the decisions people have to make include where they want to study, what classes…

While actual spring is slowly starting to arrive, dreams of sunshine and double-digit temperatures keep us going through the hold out of winter. An uplifting thought for many is that, next year when the weather gets bad again and…

An hour outside of Monterrey, Mexico exists the town of García. Best known for las Grutas de García, the town itself has plenty for travelers to do either as a separate trip altogether or in addition to visiting the…

PAIGE JOHNSON | THE SPECTRUM About 50 to 60 million years old, Grutas de García are a natural cave formation in the Cerro del Fraile mountain north of Monterrey. In 1843, Father Juan Antonio Sobrevilla was walking through the…

  Monterrey may be a highly metropolitan city, but there is still an existing old soul downtown. Known as El Barrio Antiguo, it is what’s left of the historical portion of Monterrey, where colorful buildings are closely packed together…

  In the state of Nuevo León, just two hours south of the Texas border, lies the heart of international business and the largest university system in Mexico. While not immediately recognizable compared with Mexico City, Playa del Carmen…