Tag Archives: Social Issues

Race and Identity in the Dominican Republic: A Complex Topic (Hannah Loppnow)

One piece of advice that really resonated with me from the first day of orientation was “put yourself out there.” We were also told to step outside of your comfort zone when interacting with Dominicans in Spanish and to carry … Continue reading

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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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