Category Archives: Social Issues, Change, and Policy

Classroom Experiences, Riots, and a Bears’ Game (AJ Fedoruk)

Happy Halloween!! As we just passed the halfway point of the semester I have been noticing some interesting things not only in my classes but also in every day life here in Italy. The way we grew up in America … Continue reading

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Adventures of a #13-Bus-Rider (Amber Duerwaechter)

I cannot believe I have been in Dublin for two months, time is going way too fast. Is this some kind of sick joke? Needless to say I’m becoming a bit of a local. Kind of like the Britney Spears … 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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Social Issues, Change, and Policy (Kim Caldwell)

What if the United States government fined its citizens for not voting? In Australia voting is compulsory! I have heard the word compulsory, many times, since I came to this country. Compulsory means you are obligated to do something. You … Continue reading

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