Posts Categorized: NU in Cuba 2013

Love like a Sunset

By Anna Radoff, Public Health in Cuba, Summer 2013 Nine months later and I still find myself missing Cuba. Morning walks in search of guava pastries, the view from our roof of Havana, tripping over my feet during salsa class; all moments I wish I could return to. It is difficult to quantify what Cuba… Read more »

The Uniqueness of my Experiences

By Nicholas Wang, Public Health in Cuba, Summer 2013 Fall quarter of junior year is a popular time for people to study abroad, and many of my friends were abroad in exotic and adventurous locales such as Ghana, Chile, South Africa, and Australia.  It was awesome talking with them while they were abroad and even… Read more »

Popping the Bubble

By Ariana Dietrich, Public Health in Cuba, Summer 2013 “How was Cuba?!” has predictably been everyone’s first question since I got home. As much as I try to answer that question honestly, there will never be enough words in a conversation or a blog post to fully encompass everything I experienced and learned or the… Read more »

Walking Alone

By Anna Radoff, Public Health in Cuba, Summer 2013 Studying abroad will change your life. Just 2 months ago I thought that statement was cliché and honestly, a little absurd. People had to be exaggerating. I didn’t believe that going aboard could possibly have that drastic of an impact on my life. And then I… Read more »

Sharing Really is Caring

By Ariana Dietrich, Public Health in Cuba, Summer 2013 As my time in Cuba comes to an end, I’m constantly reminded of how lucky I am not only to have had the opportunity to study abroad here but the privileges and quality of life that I’ve enjoyed while in Cuba. The economic disparities between the… Read more »

Eight Lessons in Eight Weeks

By Ariana Dietrich, Public Health in Cuba, Summer 2013 I can’t believe how quickly my time in Cuba has flown by. As our days here become more and more numbered I’ve been reflecting on some of the lessons I’ve learned and decided to try to summarize a few of them in a short list. Here’s… Read more »