University of Wollongong, Australia
Hello! My name is Eien! I'm a Junior at Arcadia University, currently studying Graphic Design and working on a minor in Sociology. I'm originally from the Hudson Valley of New York, but have loved traveling since I was young. I'm queer, trans, and mentally ill, but working through all that to have a successful semester abroad! I love studying all forms of art (graphic art, street art, spoken word, stuff like that), writing poetry, and learning about different religions. I'm really into dying my hair crazy colors, getting tattooed, and finding new ways of expressing myself. I'm ready for some shenanigans!
That last week in Australia was the best thing ever. Saturday, my friend Luke and I went into the Blue Mountains for a festival. We got bored really quickly and went on a bush walk instead. I got to see and touch 6 different waterfalls and the exercise… More
Wow! I literally have 9 days left! I am not ready to go! I know that once I get home it will be summer, and in a couple months I'll be moving onto campus with my favorite roommate. At the same time though, I don't think I've lived out my time here. Back… More
Things are getting intense here; we had our farewell ceremony, we're now in the last two weeks of classes before exams, and I'm still trying to accomplish my two main goals for this trip. There's a thing coming up next week for a one-day surf class (goal… More
One of the first things I thought about when I got here was the stars; the fact that I am halfway across the world and can still find Orion's belt. One night, me and some friends walked home from campus and all I could do was stare at the stars because… More
I can still say I honestly love my classes. Some a little more than others, but they're all great. Before I came here, everyone said the classes would be over 100 people. Since I'm an art major that doesn't seem to apply? My largest lecture is maybe 40… More