Santiago de Cuba

Student Voices May 14, 2018

By Hallie Kircher-Henning, a Macalester College Student on the University of Havana Program Santiago de Cuba, the birthplace of the Revolution, is absolutely stunning. The Sierra Maestra Mountains surround the city and an ocean inlet hugs its southern… More

Seders in Cuba

Student Voices April 8, 2018

By Caleb Driker-Ohren, a Macalester College Student on the University of Havana Program Gefilte Fish, as defined by my laptop’s dictionary, is “a dish of baked fish cakes boiled in a fish or vegetable broth and usually served chilled.” As a hungry youngster… More

Las Maquinas

Student Voices March 11, 2018

By Caleb Driker-Ohren, a Macalester College Student on the University of Havana Program Las Maquinas, machines of tin and dust, always on time but never expected. I wait on a street corner, aloof, with my hand slumped towards the road. The first unwritten… More

Recollections of Hurricane Irma

Student Voices November 19, 2017

By Daniel Marion, a Tufts University student on the University of Havana program Leading up to Hurricane Irma, practically no one in Havana seemed worried. No one seemed worried for the sole reason that they were prepared for it, not, as I had mistakenly… More

The Gran Manzana Hotel

Student Voices November 6, 2017

By Ethan Whitman, Psychology Major at Tufts University In Old Havana there is a new hotel catered towards luxury travel called the Gran Manzana Hotel. It is located next to Central Park and the Capitol building in Havana’s historic and most touristic… More

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