Archive for Stories From Abroad

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 [...]

A tutor for the ages

A tutor for the ages

Posted On: February 02, 2015

The Oxford tutorial was designed as a civil, rigorous conversation between two people, like a College of William [...]

Queuing up: Life in Exeter

Queuing up: Life in Exeter

Posted On: January 22, 2015

My first week has come and gone at the University of Exeter, and it has been a whirlwind [...]

Morton away from Morton: The William and Mary in Washington Program

Morton away from Morton: The William and Mary in Washington Program

Posted On: January 22, 2015

For those of you who do not spend a majority of your days in Morton Hall, the College [...]

‘Skyfall’ and Oxford and William and Mary

‘Skyfall’ and Oxford and William and Mary

Posted On: December 04, 2014

"At Oxford, past and present combine. That’s where its aura comes from. Even during late nights finishing a [...]

Weightless on the Thames

Weightless on the Thames

Posted On: November 20, 2014

Along High Street, lampposts glow and faces of gargoyles protrude eerily through the fog. [...]