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Category: Culture

Cross Cultural Miscommunication

This experience was between myself, my friend Rohan, and two teachers at my internship site, Challenging Heights School in Winneba, Ghana. One of the...
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Letter to my lil bro: Reflection on my experiences

During my stay in Winneba, Ghana, there were many times I felt immersed into the culture.  As an African American whose African heritage has...
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An Unexpected Accident

7/24/2019 – Today we went on a trip to see the hippos. We were staying at a hotel in Tamale and drove to the...
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A Place to Call Home? Exploring African American identity in Ghana

Every time I walk to the Challenging Heights School in Winneba, there is a group of children that shout with excitement to see me....
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Experiential Learning

Thank god the sun was out. It was only 40 degrees and I was standing in knee-high waders in the Leith river trying to...
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Lazy Domenica

Florence is a different way of living.  I’ve been a city girl nearly all my life. I used to take a normal 40 minute...
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Dealing with Summit Fever

It was gusting 30 knots (34 mph, 55.6 kph) and we were standing there on a totally exposed set of stairs leading straight up. Stairs...
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Adult Life: Just Cooking and Cars

What type of car insurance do I buy? How long do I cook chicken breast for? Is it okay to keep eggs in the...
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One Last Week

At the beginning of the summer, I really wanted to travel around Europe. I figured, since I was already on the continent, I might...
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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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