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Drawing to a Close

Hey readers! It's been awhile, but I'm sure we're all on the same page about now: that is, everyone is in a frenzy as we… More

Lana Valente Umbra Institute, Perugia, Italy

The Language Barrier

Rachel Torralba December 14, 2017

Accents are always a part of language and I have encountered more accents than I could have possibly imagined over the term. Before coming here, I thought that all English people had the same accent. To be perfectly honest, I didn’t even know the difference… More

I'll Do It Later

Rachel Torralba December 11, 2017

I seem to be in a perpetual mindset of procrastination. I’m not sure if it was the extremely long summer or that I didn’t have anything due until week six of ten this semester. Schoolwork here tends to just be readings before the lecture or seminar. Busy… More

Drawing to a Close

Lana Valente December 10, 2017

Hey readers! It's been awhile, but I'm sure we're all on the same page about now: that is, everyone is in a frenzy as we prepare for finals. I've found myself in a sort of strange holiday mess, between tests and the festivity of the season. It's that… More

This Is What It's All About

Michael Turgeon December 9, 2017

When I opened my eyes this morning, I was struck by the familiarity of what I saw: my old ceiling, with its off-white, 1950s-style wooden beams; a large cabinet stuffed with DVDs and old photo albums; a painting of a kangaroo I made when I was 12, complete… More

On Nerves, Nakedness, and Narcissism

Cameron Welke December 5, 2017

Every year a fresh batch of starry-eyed young scholars refine their resumes, perfect their personal statement prowess, and hurry to get an interview haircut as they apply to be thrown into that maelstrom of prestigious degrees and profound debt that is… More

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