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Melbourne is not a “shithole”

Melbourne is not a “shithole”

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

“That place is a shithole,” our Irish roommate at the hostel said. I really wanted to prove him wrong.

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The Myth of Rangitoto

The Myth of Rangitoto

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

We sat atop the volcanic peak of Rangitoto, relishing the tranquility of height and nature and distance, that is before three blond Americans came in blasting their pop music and sporting their $100+ sneakers.

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Foreign Cities Worth Consideration in the Trump Era

Foreign Cities Worth Consideration in the Trump Era

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

While I encourage all my readers to stay in the USA and help work against the worst of whatever comes next, I know that everyone has a unique set of circumstances, and for those of you who wouldn’t mind taking a break with America or feel they need to, here’s my personal get-away list.

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From the T to the Farm

From the T to the Farm

| December 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Let us reminisce the season that was Fall as we move forward into our cold, seemingly unending, doom (academically, emotionally, and politically).

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Vicki v. Starbucks: A Bitter Rivalry

Vicki v. Starbucks: A Bitter Rivalry

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

You have made yourselves an enemy.

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Thanksgiving Limericks

Thanksgiving Limericks

| November 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Timely limericks to get you through this Thanksgiving holiday

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Is The Peace Corps A Cop Out?

Is The Peace Corps A Cop Out?

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you are not constantly re-examining what your experience in a developing country taught you, if you are not constantly questioning how global systems interact, then you are no better than the modern “voluntourist.”

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Monet’s “Entrance to the Village of Vétheuil in Winter” at the Museum of Fine Arts

Monet’s “Entrance to the Village of Vétheuil in Winter” at the Museum of Fine Arts

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a second-floor corner of the MFA, you will find Claude Monet’s “Entrance to the Village of Vétheuil in Winter.”

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Boston University Welcomes You to North Campus!

Boston University Welcomes You to North Campus!

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Welcome to our prestigious new North Campus!

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