Monthly Archives: September 2011

Peruvian Cuisine (Jack Hayford)

The food of Peru is very unique. Before i came to Peru, I thought that the food would be pretty similar to Mexican food, but i was very wrong. They eat a lot of rice here with potatoes and bread. … Continue reading

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Pelucones y Socialistas: One-sided Politics in Ecuador (Gwen Hasenberg)

Before coming to Ecuador I knew very little about Ecuadorian politics (not that I’m an expert now but slightly more informed).   The limited knowledge that I had before leaving was as a result of research I had to do … Continue reading

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Senior Year in Australia Begins (Jaime Kamps-Duac)

Original Date: July 24, 2011 Classes began yesterday afternoon for me. My last summer as a student has officially ended and now I begin the end of my formal education! Exciting, yet somewhat strange to grasp. Introduction to Indigenous Australia was a … Continue reading

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The Land Down Under (Jaime Kamps-Duac)

Original Date: July 17, 2011 Today was day two here down under, and what an awesome day it was. It began early, around 5:40am when I awoke from my alarm I had set the previous afternoon. Apparently I set up my … Continue reading

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How to Make a Consumer Happy: An Apple Store, a Bike, and a Train (Cassie Brayton)

Before I left for Perth my computer started reacting to my requests slowly, this didn’t alarm me too much as I hardly used it at home. Little did I know how much I’d need it upon arrival at Murdoch University. … Continue reading

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My First Five Days in Amman (Bojan Francuz)

Day 1: Allahu Akbar echoes across the city …. The sun is rising over Amman and I’m standing at the hotel window at 4:30 in the morning awed. Welcome to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan a billboard in the distance … Continue reading

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London – First Impressions (Larissa Dallman)

Boarding the plane to London was a surreal experience. It seems like it was just a couple weeks ago I was rushing to finish my application that I kept procrastinating on to get done. Of course I wasn’t able to … Continue reading

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