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Interfaith Exchange

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Mitch Peiffer University of Aberdeen, Scotland

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Mitch Peiffer

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University of Aberdeen, Scotland


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Hey all! My name’s Mitch. I’m a Junior Computer Science Major at Arcadia with a Minor in Psychology, but I’m also a huge History nerd! I’ll be studying at the University of Aberdeen this semester, and I’m looking forward to sharing a great time with you!

Interfaith Exchange

Mitch Peiffer March 24, 2017

A few weeks ago, the University hosted an interfaith event with free food. This was a moderately sized crowded room in which there was a food/drink table, along with several other tables populated by representatives of various religious groups giving… More

Glasgow

Mitch Peiffer March 10, 2017

Last weekend, me and a friend took a bus to the city of Glasgow. It’s commonly known as the second-biggest population in Scotland, and the #1 in personality as well as (in my opinion) thick accents. I stepped out of the train station and immediately… More

Firbush

Mitch Peiffer February 27, 2017

Last weekend, I took an Arcadia-sponsored trip to Firbush retreat center (owned by the university of Edinburgh) on Loch Tay in the southern highlands. It was an amazing weekend full of outdoor activities and cultural immersion. One of my favorite parts… More

Misc Culture Differences

Mitch Peiffer February 17, 2017

I'll start with pancakes. In Scotland, pancakes are a breakfast food. As far as pancake-eating conduct goes, that is the only thing we have in common. In Scotland, pancakes come in clear plastic packages in the dining hall. You grab a pancake, a pack… More

Ceilidh and Cathedral

Mitch Peiffer February 6, 2017

This past Friday, I went to a school-sponsored dance. It was less the type of dance that we might be used to; it was advertised as a type of traditional Scottish dancing event called a Ceilidh (pronounced KAY-LEE). On arrival, I paid the entrance fee… More

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