Samantha G.


University of Stirling, Scotland


Hello! My name is Samantha Gordon and I am ecstatic to be blogging about my experiences at the University of Stirling in Scotland this semester! Back at my original school, George Washington University, I’m a junior Journalism and Mass Communication major and Theatre minor. There, I’m the Co-Artistic Director of Generic Theatre Company and a sister of Phi Sigma Sigma. I spent my summer working on a movie and I hope I can continue this kind of work as a storyteller. In addition to being embarrassing on and off stage, I love baking, eating, marathoning Parks and Rec, filming news stories, obsessing over celebrities like the royal family and taking way too many BuzzFeed quizzes.

Throwback Thursday: Scottish Independence Referendum

Samantha G. November 6, 2014

Disclaimer: Since it’s midsemester break and I’m not in Scotland at the moment, I wanted to take the time to look back on some of my favourite Scottish moments since I’ve been here. One of them being the incredibly monumental Scottish Independence Referendum… More

Out of the City and Into the Wild

Samantha G. October 24, 2014

When you’re as un-athletic as I am, the mere suggestion of signing up for an activity weekend seems more like a dare. Most of my physical activity happens on stage as I run around and dance during the performances. So the thought of spending a weekend… More

I Made It!

Samantha G. September 12, 2014

Please believe me when I write that I’ve tried very hard to write this week’s blog. Since landing in Edinburgh, I have had a whirlwind tour of Scotland and fallen in love with this amazing country! Thankfully, I survived my flight over here (with no embarrassing… More

The Beginning

Samantha G. September 3, 2014

Happy first blog post! I’m beyond excited to be writing for the Arcadia study abroad blogs to share my hopefully awesome adventures as I study in Scotland at the University of Stirling. Ironically enough, I’m writing this on a plane except it’s not going… More