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Category: History

Going out of the classroom…and into the mountains?

Florence is without a doubt, the place to study Renaissance art.    It is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, a city that multiple...
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History through Art: The East Side Gallery

On my last Saturday, I took a trip to East Side Gallery to see all of the amazing wall art on pieces of the...
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SOWETO Township Tour

The last week in South Africa, my family and I visited a township in Johannesburg called SOWETO. The name represents the location: South Western...
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Multiculturalism

I’m taking an intercultural theater course, and, because of the subject, we end up talking a lot about culture. One of my classmates was...
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Museums and Stories We Tell Ourselves

I like museums. I like looking at how curators display artefacts or art or whatever they are working with, and how they create stories...
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What I’ve Come Away With

The more I learn about the Middle East,  my image of what I want to do in regards to the region becomes less clear...
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Reinvigorated Learning

I’ve sincerely enjoyed my time here so far. It is particularly satisfying for me to be out of school yet still immersed in such...
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Pre-Departure Post

While I am extremely excited and grateful to endure my upcoming study abroad experience I have concerns about my choice to study in Tel...
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A Change in Pace

  On a more serious note, this past weekend was spent in the quaint town of Weimar where the program visited a nearby concentration...
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Never Completely at Home Again

Upon arriving to America a few weeks ago, there were several thoughts floating in my mind. Angst for impending school, excitement to eat comfort...
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