Archive for Stories From Abroad

Concluding Torpids with a night of tradition

Concluding Torpids with a night of tradition

Posted On: March 26, 2015

The Hertford boathouse reeked of beer. The carpet was stained with red frosting from a Hertford-themed cake, and [...]

Don’t let them know you’re an intern

Don’t let them know you’re an intern

Posted On: March 26, 2015

Internship Advice #1: Apply to a work environment that is understaffed. [...]

Hosting an old friend

Hosting an old friend

Posted On: March 19, 2015

It was 3:00 p.m. on a Monday and after feeling defeated by the relentless British rain, we retired [...]

Bumping for honor

Bumping for honor

Posted On: March 16, 2015

They call rowing races here “bumps racing,” but the sound you hear is more like a crunch. It’s [...]

Embracing Carnival and the lunar new year

Embracing Carnival and the lunar new year

Posted On: February 27, 2015

My friends and I wanted to get into the spirit of it — a “do as the Romans [...]

A peaceful, reflective night at a college chapel

A peaceful, reflective night at a college chapel

Posted On: February 23, 2015

On Sunday nights, walking back from the library or otherwise, Oxford students can always tell when a college [...]

In life and journalism ‘you make your own luck’

In life and journalism ‘you make your own luck’

Posted On: February 23, 2015

This past weekend was Parents’ Weekend. Although balancing a full-time internship with classes has left me with the [...]

Students and faculty bonded by friendship at St Andrews

Students and faculty bonded by friendship at St Andrews

Posted On: February 23, 2015

The dance floor ebbed and flowed, but at all times I noticed something striking: There was no awkwardness [...]

An exhilarating glimpse at working life

An exhilarating glimpse at working life

Posted On: February 16, 2015

While I may work full-time and take night classes, it still feels like I’m on vacation. I grew [...]

Selfie sticks down, eyes open

Selfie sticks down, eyes open

Posted On: February 16, 2015

As someone who is an avid traveler, I have a passion for travel photography and videos. I want [...]