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Letters from Abroad: Exploring Edinburgh

Matthew Atwood '15, Abroad Columnist

October 31, 2013

This past weekend I traveled to Edinburgh, Scotland. I had zero expectations for this trip other than the fact that I was going to another old city in the UK. I knew a handful of Scottish stereotypes and a couple of interesting...

Letters from Abroad: Strike Story

Emily Fineberg ’15, Abroad Columnist

October 31, 2013

Back in the early 1970s, my father spent his junior year of college studying abroad in Japan. My sisters and I grew up on stories from that year, such as when he had to get the local children to stop following him everywhere and...

Letters from Abroad

Janie Feldman ’15, Abroad Columnist

October 17, 2013

Autumn has finally arrived in Northern Germany, and with it has come the expected rain and grayness. Surprisingly, though, this has not put a damper on anyone’s spirits, perhaps because we have taken some pretty spectacular...

Letters From Abroad

Meri St. Jean ’15, Abroad Columnist

October 17, 2013

I love Toulouse. I feel like I start off with this a lot, but it’s just the honest truth. This weekend I got to go to the opera and a rugby game, both without leaving the city. This may be more indicative of city-living than...

Letters from Abroad

Emily Fineberg ’15, Abroad Columnist

October 17, 2013

Back when I was getting ready to go to Spain for the semester, my parents wanted to make sure I knew enough about Málaga so that I wouldn’t come across as a tourist. In order to do this, they asked me various questions abo...

Letters from Abroad

Janie Feldman ’15, Abroad Columnist

October 10, 2013

My long-awaited arrival in Bremen has finally come and to be honest I am very grateful to be here. I always feel that the anticipation of a future plan is much worse than the actual occurrence itself. It is stressful leaving...

Letters from Abroad

Emily Fineberg ’15, Abroad Columnist

October 10, 2013

I’m not exactly a huge Orson Welles fan. For example, when I tried watching “Citizen Kane” on DVD and it started skipping, I was too bored by the 15 minutes I had already seen to bother cleaning the disc and instead wat...

Letters from Abroad

By Meri St. Jean ’15, Abroad Columnist

October 10, 2013

Exciting news! I just booked a trip to Amsterdam! You should be excited for me, dear reader. Amsterdam in December is going to be crazy cold, but also crazy awesome. That piece of excitement aside, this week I’m going to talk...

French Fashion by Kat

Katherine Swantak ’15, Life & Style Columnist

October 10, 2013

Ladies, it’s a Friday night at Dickinson College. Your classes are done, you’ve napped, and you’ve already Caf Sat and had your fro yo. Clearly, the next question you ask yourself is, “What am I going to wear tonight?” Going...

Letters from Abroad

Matt Atwood, Abroad Columnist

October 3, 2013

I arrived in London on the morning of September 4th, completely exhausted, frightened, nervous, and excited. The comfort of Carlisle, and the United States as a whole, was gone. It was 28 Dickinson students, who I had virtually...

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