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Fees Must Fall

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”  - Nelson Mandela As of late, I’ve been… More

Emma S. University of Cape Town, South Africa

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Emma S.

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University of Cape Town, South Africa


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Hi! I'm Emma, a junior English and Journalism major from Chapman University. This semester I'm breaking in my new passport and studying at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Follow along with me as I find the best vegan foods, get lost, and discover all that Cape Town has to offer.

Fees Must Fall

Emma S. October 19, 2016

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”  - Nelson Mandela As of late, I’ve been feeling as though my study abroad has been lacking in any actual studying. It’s been just over five weeks since I’ve last attended… More

A Spring Break I’ll Never Forget

Emma S. September 15, 2016

A year ago if you told me I’d be spending my spring break making my way through the southern countries of Africa, I would have thought you were crazy. But now, I couldn’t picture having spent it any other way. Last week’s “vac,” as they call it, took… More

My Township Experience

Emma S. August 15, 2016

In the Xhosa tradition it is important to show respect to your elders. Older women are to be addressed as “Mama”, while your peers are “sissy”. So, while my real home is hundreds of thousands of miles away, this past weekend, while at Gugulethu, surrounded… More

Highlights From My First Weeks in Cape Town

Emma S. July 28, 2016

"Wow, it’s so beautiful" I hear myself saying for the hundredth time as we drive from our residence to the Pick 'n Pay down the road. I would be worried about my friends getting annoyed with me for saying it so often, but they've all been repeating variations… More