Mar. 4, 2015

Archive for Stories From Abroad

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 [...]

A confluence of cultures: Watching the Superbowl in Britain

A confluence of cultures: Watching the Superbowl in Britain

Posted On: February 12, 2015

Two Sundays ago, a great meeting took place. It was an exchange of cultures, a marketplace of ideas [...]

Absence makes the heart grow stronger

Absence makes the heart grow stronger

Posted On: February 12, 2015

I’m no longer running from class to class or from meeting to meeting, nor am I spending my [...]

‘No fetching coffee’ in Congress

‘No fetching coffee’ in Congress

Posted On: February 12, 2015

I truly believed applying for college was tough. At least colleges send you a nice rejection letter in [...]

62 pages of children’s literature

62 pages of children’s literature

Posted On: February 05, 2015

The film module has been delightful. The two professors that run the course are young and passionate about [...]

‘I make too much eye contact to be a Brit’

‘I make too much eye contact to be a Brit’

Posted On: February 02, 2015

One of the trickiest parts of studying abroad in the UK — particularly at a university with so [...]