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Expectations for studying abroad

Laura Feidelson April 21, 2016

Numerous papers, tests and teacher evaluations are both a friendly reminder and rude awakening that the year is coming to an end. With only one week left of classes and one week of exams, it is hard to...

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Volunteerism abroad never grows old

Laura Feidelson April 14, 2016

Each morning for about 15 minutes, we walked a mile from our small hostel to reach Helping Hands, a school for 5 and 6 year olds located in the center of Cuzco, Peru. We walked across train tracks, up...

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Hot yoga is a great exercise alternative

Laura Feidelson April 7, 2016

Many people instantly dismiss hot yoga without even trying it because of the common understanding that during the practice you will sweat — a lot. Hot yoga is done in hot conditions in order to replicate...

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Journals allow students to think freely

Laura Feidelson March 31, 2016

My mom handed me a bright, red leather bound notebook that had a long red ribbon glued to the inside of its spine. It was brand new; the pages were blank and the was book stiff. She gave it to me and smiled....

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HBO documentary sparks controversy

Laura Feidelson March 3, 2016

People really do get away with murder. The Jinx, a six-episode documentary series on HBO, tells the chilling story of Robert Durst. Durst, a scion of one of the wealthiest families in New York City, has...

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Tokyo hosts world’s largest fish market

Laura Feidelson February 25, 2016

In Japan, you won’t find a “crunchy spicy tuna roll” at a sushi bar. From many types of tuna to shrimp to uni (sea urchin), the Japanese take pride in the freshness and variety of fish they eat from...

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