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Dunnottar Castle: There and Back Again

When I initially began my study abroad experience the first few weeks felt more like a vacation and it didn’t feel like I… More

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Take a Hike

Colleen Morrison May 23, 2018

If you know me, you know how much I love a good view. Hiking has become a good outlet for me to both exercise and experience various beautiful views. Most recently, I attended an excursion with other students from the Arcadia Program, led by Alan Jansen… More

Time to Go Home!

Melanie Brown May 22, 2018

As the semester comes to an end, I’m feeling very conflicted. I’m really going to miss Granada and it’s beauty. I’m going to miss speaking Spanish and traveling. I think a little more than that, though, I’m excited to go home. For someone who travels… More

Fiordland

Bryan Mitchell May 20, 2018

Queenstown: Well, after three and a half months in a foreign land, the excitement of being abroad has subsided and life just feels normal. I hit an emotional wall this week, with no choice but to push through. I do not want to get caught in a rut, which… More

Farewell to Scotland

Sydney Smith May 18, 2018

Farewell to ScotlandPoem by John Imlach Loved land of my kindred, farewell - and forever!    Oh! what can relief to the bosom impart; When fated with each fond endearment to sever,    And hope its sweet sunshine withholds from the heart! Farewell, thou… More

Dunnottar Castle: There and Back Again

Sydney Smith May 16, 2018

When I initially began my study abroad experience the first few weeks felt more like a vacation and it didn’t feel like I was actually going to be living in Scotland for five months. My first week in Aberdeenshire was hectic as I was settling in. I was… More

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