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Thoughts from the Floor of an Airport

As you might have gathered from the title, I am currently typing away on the floor of an airport. Not exactly the most sanitary… More

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Thoughts from the Floor of an Airport

Raven Hampton September 17, 2018

As you might have gathered from the title, I am currently typing away on the floor of an airport. Not exactly the most sanitary of places, but it does provide me with good people watching (like the really cute baby next to me in the adorable tie-dye socks)… More

I AM... A NUIG STUDENT

Morgan Block September 14, 2018

Today is Friday the 14th of September, and I have officially been living in Galway for a week. It’s crazy to me that I have already completed the Arcadia orientation in Dublin, the visiting & international student orientation at NUIG (National University… More

Peeling the Layers of a Culture

Diana Angel Alvarez September 14, 2018

The program has officially started! Last week I met in Madrid with Dr. Cabrera, Assistant Director of Arcadia in Granada, who welcomed us to Spain and to the Arcadia -Toledo program. We had a short but substantial tour, were spoiled with great food and… More

4015 Miles from the Land of 10,000 Lakes

Mandy Noren September 13, 2018

I’m five days away from the adventure of a lifetime. Living and learning in London has been a dream of mine for years, but I can’t help but feel apprehensive. I was born and raised in Minnesota, so it felt natural to root my next four years in the land… More

A Letter to My Mother

Marisa Etzell September 12, 2018

Dear Mom, We are now past halfway through the semester. It’s week 8, and classes are beginning to pick up. I think I’ve finally “woken up” and realized this is no longer vacation and that it’s crucial to do schoolwork while I’m here. It’s crazy to think… More

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