Category Archives: Cultural Identity

National Identity (Luanne Spence)

You’ve checked off the endless lists. You have done all your pre-departure shopping. You have said “see ya later” to your closest friends. You have even managed to make it the airport without your mom having a nervous breakdown. The … Continue reading

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What’s American? (Jack Hayford)

I have been in Peru for more than two and a half months now, and  I have met a number of people who are from all over the United States. Something that I have noticed spending time with some of … Continue reading

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Ecuador (Ted Schoenleber)

October 29th, 2011, and I have only two months left to this amazing experience in Ecuador. After a challenging week of exams including Harry Potter day to commemorate Halloween (yes we even had butterbeer on campus), it is finally vacation … Continue reading

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I’ve Seen the Promised Land (Bojan Francuz)

Recently I stood on top of the Mt. Nebo gazing into Palestine. Here, according to the Bible, Moses once stood when he was first given a view of the Promised Land that God was giving to the Israelites. As I … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Know I Was a Multi-Millionaire! (Alyssa Wolan)

I am in a service learning course where we are learning about the immigrant experience in Spain since Spain has the second highest immigration rate after the Untied States.  For this course, I help teach English in a local school … Continue reading

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