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Study Abroad: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Study Abroad: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Studying abroad can be an incredible experience. Here is an honest, full-disclosure perspective on it.

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Berlin: A Study in Past and Present

Berlin: A Study in Past and Present

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Berlin has struck a difficult balance; it is not defined by its dark past, nor does it forget that past.

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Radical Islamic Feminism

Radical Islamic Feminism

| February 10, 2017 | 6 Comments

“It is this female profile, with a strong personality, blossoming, sincere and of a great bravery that the Qur’an evokes, and not that of an inevitably oppressed, retiring woman and an eternal victim.”

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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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Kiwis Talk Trump

Kiwis Talk Trump

| November 8, 2016 | 2 Comments

Impressions of the 2016 Presidential Election while abroad in New Zealand.

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Letter to Dad from the Sahara Desert

Letter to Dad from the Sahara Desert

| October 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

My dad wrote me letters from home before he died. Now I’m writing back.

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A Very Australian Halloween

A Very Australian Halloween

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

And the fight that ensued.

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An English Treat

An English Treat

| October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

It was the first cream tea, the first tea and scone I had in England, and it will always remain delicious in my memory.

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