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Resfeber

Resfeber (n): the nervous feeling you get before a journey. I have no idea what the next year has in store. Honestly, it's… More

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From Down Under to Across the Pond

Mary Murray August 14, 2018

Around this time last year, I was nervous, ecstatic, and frantically preparing myself for a semester abroad in Australia. I was constantly checking my Visa paperwork and making sure that I had everything that I thought I needed packed, saying goodbye… More

Resfeber

Eliza Mikunda August 14, 2018

Resfeber (n): the nervous feeling you get before a journey. I have no idea what the next year has in store. Honestly, it's is a little nerve-wracking, as I am somewhat of a chronic over-planner. If you were to take a look at my laptop, you would find… More

James Cook University: Part 1

Marisa Etzell August 8, 2018

Being an international student and having already completed 2 years of college back home, I can’t help but compare JCU to Pacific Lutheran University. For one, I am used to going to a small private school with less than 3,000 students. Here at JCU, there… More

Research

Brooke Stephens July 18, 2018

Tomorrow I am presenting my final project and it seems like this whole experience has gone by so fast. It’s hard to believe that when I signed up for this project, I had very little knowledge on what I would actually be doing. The research topic that… More

The End of the Beginning

Bryan Mitchell July 18, 2018

Reintegration: I do miss living in New Zealand, but I do not find returning to the U.S. terribly challenging; a reason for this could be that I categorize travel and non-travel life separately in my brain. Also, I met or overachieved on all of my goals… More

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