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Picking Up Steam

And then, suddenly, things can pick up steam again, changing into new, previously unseen forms that demand constant attention… More

Alex Cherry Food & Sustainability Studies, Perugia, Italy

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Alex Cherry

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Food & Sustainability Studies, Perugia, Italy


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Hi, I'm Alex Cherry, a student of International Relations and Environmental Studies at Tufts University. In my spare time I like hiking, rock climbing, skiing, music, and hanging out with friends. Come join me as I explore Perugia, Italy and learn about food, sustainability, and Italian Culture!

Picking Up Steam

Alex Cherry April 25, 2017

And then, suddenly, things can pick up steam again, changing into new, previously unseen forms that demand constant attention. And though you may know have other things to do, you just can’t help but sit around and watch the new stimuli reveal their beautiful… More

Spring Break!

Alex Cherry March 22, 2017

Take a deep breath, relax, and then you can ease back into things. For spring break, which lasted a long and eventful week, I went to San Sebastian, Spain (“Donostia” in the local Basque language), with my roommate Freddy, who used to live there for… More

February: Claustrophobia

Alex Cherry March 1, 2017

After all of the excitement of the first couple of weeks gave way to more regular routines, I began to feel somewhat… bored. My classes, while interesting, often overlap in material with what I’ve already learned at home. I was unfortunately sick for… More

January: Opening Doors

Alex Cherry February 1, 2017

When one door closes, two others open. Sometimes things fall easily into their right places. Let’s start with some feelings: This experience has been more natural and easy so far than I could have ever imagined. It seems that all troubles, struggles… More

Convergence / Divergence

Alex Cherry January 17, 2017

Bottleneck: A term for a place where the size of some sort of vessel reduces drastically, only letting through a few small particles, rather than the full system of floating debris that occupied the larger previous space. Beginning a journey in another… More