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If I Were on a Deserted Island

As a college student, I’ve endured more icebreakers than I cared to participate in. Some are awkward, others are funny. Few… More

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If I Were on a Deserted Island

Calli Umipig February 24, 2017

As a college student, I’ve endured more icebreakers than I cared to participate in. Some are awkward, others are funny. Few are memorable, but they often achieve their goal of making an environment easier to adjust to. You may be wondering why I’m talking… More

Nervous and Excited

Melissa Hoey February 22, 2017

Between stocking up on months worth of sunscreen so I avoid becoming a walking tomato and figuring out how I’m going to fit my entire life into two fifty pound suitcases, I haven’t fully realized that in a few short days I will actually land in my new… More

And Away We Go!

Maddie Morgan February 17, 2017

It’s crunch time, and that means avoiding the packing lists, ever-shrinking suitcases, growing closets, and just ignoring it all and procrastinating. But I’m currently telling myself that it’s “productive procrastination” in that I’ve downloaded multiple… More

Next Stop: New Zealand

Jay Burnett February 13, 2017

About a year and a half ago, I found myself sitting next to a German on a flight from Atlanta to Minneapolis. He was in the States to get his degree from the University of Minnesota, and although we were both exhausted from our international flights,… More

Let the Adventure Begin!

Megan Anger February 10, 2017

T minus 2 days until I leave for Chile and although I have not packed anything yet, I am ready to go! I am ready to be immersed in the Chilean culture and Spanish language and ready to spend the next four months in Valparaíso. My trip will begin with… More

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