The Magic of Cape Town

Marshall Lewis Advertising Major University of Cape Town, South Africa Spring Semester 2017 Hello from Cape Town! I have been living in Cape Town, South Africa for almost two months now and I still cannot believe it. The experiences I have been having are incredible on a day-to-day basis and the people that I have…

Journey into Uncharted Territory

Jack Fuller Majors: Accountancy and Spanish Buenos Aires, Argentina, Spring 2017 Going to Buenos Aires, I had no idea what it would actually be like.  Of course I had my expectations, but there was no way to be certain when I actually arrived.  For example, upon arrival, there was far less water than I expected. …

Words to Know When Traveling to South Africa

Alexis Lenderman Majors: Entrepreneurship and Nonprofit Leadership University of Cape Town, South Africa I think that have definitely experienced culture shock while here in South Africa. There are so many subtle and distinct differences from back in Michigan. For example, the electrical outlets are different and there aren’t really any foods in the grocery store that I recognize…

Slang

Roqhaelle Parr-Besemer Major: Advertising and Promotion Heredia, Costa Rica through ISA Learning local slang in addition to learning the grammatically correct language can be a bit difficult. Especially because Spanish is so different depending on the country, it can sometimes be hard to get what people are saying. A lot of American television that is…

Rush Hour

Roqhaelle Parr-Besemer Heredia, Costa Rica though ISA Major: Advertising and Promotion Growing up in a major city, I thought I knew traffic. Rush hour on I-75 is horrible, but it`s nothing compared to the traffic in Costa Rica. I am actually outside of San Jose, but the roads are crazy. There is no such thing…

London, I Choose You!

By: Allison Greiner Major: Communication Studies Media Ethics in London, United Kingdom I will officially be leaving for London, England in less than a week, and I cannot believe how quickly this trip has arrived! It seems like it wasn’t too long ago that I heard my professor mention she would be leading a group…

What I Will Miss…Some Cultural Reflections

Semester in Bonn, Germany at Bonn University Majors: Global and International Studies and German in the College of Arts and Sciences By: Joshua Place As I sit on a train on the way from Bonn to Kaiserslautern to visit some old friends from high school, I can’t help but reflect on the time I’ve spent…