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Letters from Abroad: College Sans Campus

Alex Toole ’14, Abroad Columnist

February 28, 2013

It’s pretty cliché to write about the differences between your host country and the United States, but that’s pretty much the point of going abroad: to be somewhere different. So, despite your protests, I’m going to write...

Abroad: UK News

Justine Heritage ’14, Abroad Columnist

February 28, 2013

Perhaps one of the strangest parts of studying at a school other than Dickinson is adjusting to classroom expectations. The different rules, the different grading systems and the different acceptable behaviors have all presented...

Abroad: Who is Terence Hill?

Laura Henke, Abroad Columnist

February 28, 2013

Did you ever get the chance to design a quiz about your home country while you were abroad? If not, I hope you still have your junior year coming up, or at least some other occasion to devise twenty or so questions on random trivia...

Italian Perspective

Enrica Nicoli Aldini, Columnist

February 28, 2013

Some sophomores have just applied to go study abroad in Italy next fall. Some freshmen are already thinking about it and they have already started learning the language. Yet you can’t wine and dine in the streets of Bologna...

Letters from Abroad: Meet the Danes

Sara Moss '14, Abroad Columnist

February 21, 2013

When I last wrote, I had been in Denmark for about two weeks and was just starting to get a feel for my new home. Now just two weeks later, I’ve gotten my footing, and many lifestyle differences that seemed strange at first now f...

Letters from Abroad: Corruption in Cameroon

Kendra Haven ’14, Abroad Columnist

February 21, 2013

My Cameroonian French professor recently provoked my thoughts on the subject of corruption. What role does it play in shaping the United States government and society? I had to think on that one for a while, and my answer arrived...

Abroad: Everyday Life with Ancient Artifacts

February 14, 2013

As an American, when you study abroad one of the first things you notice is the difference in cultural history between the United States and your abroad country. Chances are, you’re heading to a country that has an existence...

UK News: Learning the Ropes

Justine Heritage ’14, Abroad Columnist

February 14, 2013

After a month of fumbling around with strange coins and looking the wrong way before I cross the street, I think I’m finally starting to get the hang of things here in the UK. The first few weeks here were slightly reminiscent...

Strangely Comfortable in a Foreign Land

Kendra Haven ’14, Abroad Columnist

February 7, 2013

As I lie on my back and reflect on my 11th day in Cameroon, I am just now realizing that I forgot to take my anti-malaria medication this morning. With impeccable timing, the mosquito inside my canopy net is mocking me, drilling th...

Letters from Abroad: The Happiest Place on Earth

Sara Moss ’14, Abroad Columnist

February 7, 2013

You may or may not know that Denmark, a country of 5.5 million people in the northern most part of Europe, continually scores as one of the “happiest countries” on earth (this year, it came second place). If you took a look at its ...

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