Media Ethics in London!!!

Written By: Kaley Kelly Major: Communication Studies Program: Media Ethics in London     Hello once again my fellow Broncos! I’ve currently been in London now studying abroad for almost two weeks. Studying Media Ethics in London while representing Western Michigan University has exceeded every expectation I had before departing for this glorious journey abroad….

Londonmazoo: Surprising Similarities between London and Kalamazoo

Written by: Joshua Sanchez Major: Film, Video, & Media Studies Program: Media Ethics in London As a fan of city and small-town life, I was quick to adapt to the new beat of London city life. Despite the differences of a new culture and environment, there are plenty of touches of American life or Kalamazoo…

Pilot: Pre-Departure to Spain

Yoanna Chavez Major: Biomedical Science Minors: Chemistry Spanish Global International Studies Studying Abroad in Santander Spain I’m going on an adventure! I am nervous, scared, curious, and excited for this new adventure I am going on. I will be studying abroad in Santander, Spain. I chose this location because I always dreamed of visiting Spain,…

Seeking Spain

Madeline Peterson Spanish, Ceramics Santander Summer 2019 About six months ago I expressed to my Mom the desire to study abroad in Santander, Spain. In an effort to receive both a degree in Ceramics and Spanish in a timely manner, I figured that studying abroad during the summer would be the perfect opportunity. Of course…

Quest to London

Kaley Kelly Major/ Minor: Communications/ Global and International studies Program: Media Ethics in London for Western Michigan University Hello fellow students! My name is Kaley, and I will be departing to London here soon to study Media Ethics for two weeks. Many factors came into play when I decided to travel off to London as…

Norway, Here I come!

Kimberly Chong Electronic Business Marketing BI International Summer Programme (Norwegian Business School) This summer, I will be studying Intercultural Management – A Scandinavian Perspective at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, Norway. I’m excited for this upcoming study abroad for primarily two reasons and I will share why. Firstly, I’m excited just to be in…

Cash vs. Card

Kimberly Chong Electronic Business Marketing BI International Summer Programme (Norwegian Business School) Before I arrived in Norway for summer school, I spent three weeks travelling around Europe. I was travelling in the United Kingdom (UK), Scotland, and Sweden. Considering that I will be in different countries who use different currencies, the money situation wasn’t as…

My Worries are Behind Me!

Joshua Sanchez Film, Video, & Media Studies Media Ethics in London For the seasoned traveling senior, My passport expires in four years, will it still work this July? Will I need everything that I pack? Is the time on my ticket Michigan time or Chicago time? Do I have enough room for souvenirs? What if…

Pre-Departure for London!

Samantha Trim Major: Interpersonal Communication Media Ethics in the U.K. When I told my mom that I wanted to study abroad, I could tell that she was apprehensive — to say the least. Once she saw that the whole program was guided by a professor, she was instantly more comfortable. The itinerary lines out everywhere…

Too Old for Study Abroad? Not with WMU!

Heather Mauney Youth and Community Development major, Gerontology minor Blogging for International Perspectives of Older Adults in Ireland, Summer II My biggest fear (well, one of them) going into a study abroad program was my age. Unlike my other travel-mates, I am almost 40. How would other students react to having me on the trip?…

A Pinnacle Time to Study Abroad

Sarah Trumbull Major: Graphic Design Program: The Book of Arts in Italy “When you live in a country that’s only been formally established for a little over two hundred years, it comes to you as a starking contrast when you visit somewhere like Europe. Europe is western culture similar to our own, but different just…

It’s No Starbucks

Megan Weaver Major: Graphic Design Program: The Book of Arts in Italy It feels weird being back home in the states, especially Kalamazoo for that matter. I was just getting used to the hustle and bustle of Venice, that Kalamazoo seems like a ghost town. I’m going to miss the close vicinity of everything. It…