Summer Seminar Takes Students Abroad to Oxford University

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By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor For two weeks in June, seven Washington College students walked in the footsteps of great minds like C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien through the libraries and grounds of Oxford University. Their experience was made possible through a partnership between Oxford University and WC’s Institute for Religion, Politics, and Culture, […]

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International Experiences Unite WC Community

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By Jack Despeaux Student Life Editor In an ever-polarizing world, it can become harder and harder for people to explore outside of their comfort zones. Madi Shenk, junior, was able to go on a life changing trip to Northern India Jan. 1 to Jan. 11. The trip was organized by Dr. Jon McCollum and Dr. John […]

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WC Students Learn Culture, History, and Music in Cuba

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By Jack Despeaux Student Life Editor Her freshman year, when she found out about the seminar, she called up her parents in hysteria, said sophomore Gabby Rente, who is of Cuban descent. “As a child, my dad made it a point to tell me about my family’s history; that way I appreciated what we had, […]

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Preparing to Study Abroad Spring Semester

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By Cassy Sottile Elm Staff Writer Pack your bags; it’s time to study abroad. “There is some practical as well as mental and emotional preparation that goes into studying abroad,” said Study Abroad Coordinator Alex Levy ‘15. Studying abroad is open to all majors, although it is more challenging to fit a semester abroad in the […]

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Studying Abroad: The Benefits of Spending a Semester Away

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By Abby Wargo Student Life Editor For many students, one of the most exciting opportunities college has to offer is its study abroad programs. In order for Washington College students to go abroad, planning ahead is key, according to Alex Levy, the study abroad coordinator at the Global Education Office. “Practically, every career path is becoming […]

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The Perks of Studying Abroad

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By Joanna Sperapani Elm Staff Writer Whether it be hiking Mount Kilimanjaro, wandering through an old English castle, or learning to salsa in Havana, it seems that everyone who goes on a study abroad trip comes back with some unforgettable experience. Such is the case with the many students who have participated in events offered […]

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Off to England: Final Farewell

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By Kathleen Bromelow Elm Staff Writer As this academic year comes to a close, I just want to take a moment to reflect on my study abroad experience for this past year. This year has been filled with adventure and a lot of interesting experiences to say the least. I would be lying if I […]

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Off to England: Volcano Doom

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By Kathleen Bromelow Elm Staff Writer As you may have heard, the eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano caused travel chaos throughout Europe. I had anticipated flying to Belfast this past weekend, but as a result of a large cloud of volcanic ash no flights were being offered. Even though I myself was not stuck in […]

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Study Abroad Expansion May Benefit WC Students

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By Alisha George Editor-in-Chief Expansion of study abroad programs to countries like China, India, and Russia, according to Director of International Programs Kelly Keer, is in the hands of faculty and students. Currently, pursuing programs unaffiliated with WC proves difficult for students. Kali Erstein ’09 said she was warned that because she was withdrawing from […]

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