Halloween Lecture at EC Miami

  Today, Eric gave his most recent academic lecture … this time about Halloween! Eric told us about the history behind this “holiday” (we still work, so it’s hard to consider it to be a real holiday). And, in true Eric fashion, he made sure to create spaces during his le … Read more

Coming Up … Halloween Lecture

Halloween is just around the corner!  Don’t forget that here at EC Miami, costumes are required!  In order to get in the spirit of the day, Eric will be giving a lecture on Thursday about Halloween.  All students are able to attend, with times both in the morning and afternoon.  Come see Eric … Read more

Idiom of the Week – “Wiped Out”

It’s been “one of those days”.  You know how it is … You have to get up very early in the morning.  You spend hours sitting in traffic.  After you get to work, you run around like a crazy person and never get a break.  On top of all that, when you get home after work (more tr … Read more

Idiom of the Week – “Paint a Picture”

  Do you see Felipe?  Do you know what he’s doing?  He‘s painting a picture. It isn’t necessary to be artistic to be able to paint a picture.  To paint a picture, you just need to be able to use words.  In fact, if you are painting a picture, you will probably use many descrip … Read more

Idiom of the Week: “Under the Weather”

  Look at this married couple with Death looking over their shoulder.  Do they look healthy to you?  Perhaps a little under the weather?  More than that, judging by the looks on their faces, they have clearly taken a turn for the worse.  They look much more than sick —  they’ve take … Read more