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Category: Academics

China – Here we go again

The main reason why I chose this program is because I’ve got a taste of China already. I’m not just talking about the amazing...
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Great Wall and the jungle called Beijing

I was truly happy when I found out that the portion of the Great Wall we’ll be visiting is not the portion I’ve visited...
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Looking back… and forward!

It is truly amazing what you can learn about a people or culture by simply living among them. We have learned about the basic...
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Land of migrants

More than 3,000 migrants die every year in the Mediterranean Sea. Among those who survive, most are sent right back home and never manage...
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Do Germans Laugh?

My eight weeks in Berlin were split in two— four weeks all together with Northwestern faculty, and four weeks at Humboldt Universität. At Humboldt,...
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A harsh lesson for humanity

A man jumps from one slab to another; groups of loud kids play hide-and-seek; a girl takes a photo of her friend striking an...
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The jitters

Getting ready to leave from Berlin after being away from my friends, family, and essentially my whole life I do not really know how...
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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

For the past four weeks, I’ve been taking two classes at Humboldt. One is a German language class and the other is about interreligious...
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Goodbye Mexico

Saying goodbye to Mexico City (CDMX) has been a very emotional experience for me. Some of the friends I have made on this study...
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All Good Things Must Come to an End

As I type this final blog post, it is the Friday, August 17, 2018. My final class was yesterday morning. It feels surreal to...
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