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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

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

The Center of Rome

Ali Barzyk February 1, 2017

Sunday was our first "free day" since we landed in Italy. Our group made plans to test the metro system and ride up to Piazza di Spagna (Spanish Steps) where we browsed through the high-end stores that line the streets. It almost felt like a day trip… More

One Week in Rome

Ali Barzyk January 30, 2017

My experience in Rome so far has been overwhelming, beautiful, exciting, and relaxing. After almost a week of getting my bearings and understanding the town around my apartment, I am amazed by how low-stress and relaxed the lifestyle is. Those who know… More

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