Reflection after returning from London

Before I arrived in London, I assumed that my identity as an American would cause conflict and result in people looking down on and judging me. I was warned that the British like to casually talk about politics in their everyday life. It is not as taboo or viewed as divisive as it is for…

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Only three weeks to go

I can’t believe in about three weeks the program will be over and I’ll be leaving London to return to Florida. It has gone by so fast. Currently I am getting ready for my trip to Dublin, Ireland next week. I am so excited. I’ve always wanted to go to Ireland. Fingers crossed that the…

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WoW!

Today I went to the Women of the World Festival for my course Gender and Citizenship. One of the great things about CAPA is that a lot of the classes have field studies where students get to explore different parts of London and participate in interesting events. The Women of the World Festival was founded…

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Betty Barclay and Balenciaga

One of the main reasons I chose to study abroad in London was so that I could pursue my love of fashion, and what better place than one of the major fashion capitals of the world? In America, it’s very difficult to get your foot in the door in fashion without either connections or getting…

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Ready to see the world

Hi, I’m Erin McCusker, and Wednesday I will be in London. I don’t think it has fully sunken in yet. I’ve only ever been abroad once, a week in Italy, which was really amazing and more than what some people get to see in a lifetime, but there is still so much I want to…

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