School in a Beautiful Land

Jack Fuller Majors: Accountancy and Spanish Buenos Aires, Argentina, Spring 2017 In coming to Buenos Aires, I did not think the school would be much different than the classes that I had taken in the United States.  However, I could not have been more wrong.  Most of the differences are not good or bad, but…

The Halfway Mark

Sydney Foster Business and Spanish Majors Buenos Aires, Argentina Midterms approached quicker than I expected. This semester feels like it’s flying by. Midterms are nothing like they are in the states. I don’t know if it’s because all of the classes are taught in Spanish and they know that there are more barriers and we…

December: Month 3 at Doshisha

Darcy Boyea English and Japanese major Doshisha University, Japan Academic Year 2016-2017 It’s been about three months now, and I’m realizing a year just isn’t as long as I thought it was. When I first got here, I questioned if I would be able to handle being gone for a year, and I wondered why…

India: Day Two

Abigail Bowers Marketing major India: Sustainability in the Developing World Winter break, 2016 Day two. We are now all rested up and finally starting to really look at our surroundings and take everything in. Everything is different, the food, the languages, the clothing, the climate, the air, and oh did I mention the traffic?! The…

First Day in India: Co-Country Learning and Ginger Strolls

We made it! We have arrived in India! Christ University welcomed us with open arms including an amazing welcoming ceremony. Our first day. Our first day has been nothing short of a success. To communicate through this blog about some of the amazing activities, it seems best to share two experiences that resemble what study abroad…

A “Traditional Indian Welcome”

The India Gateway Program officially began on Sunday morning with a “Traditional Indian Welcome.” That included receiving a garland of flowers and a red dot between the eyes. The ceremony continued with the Lighting of the Lamp. The presences of light is important because it symbolizes knowledge and the absence of darkness, grief and unhappiness….