Final Post

After what seems to have been around the world in 180 days, I feel even more certain that identity has strong influence on our experience of the world. I do also believe that people who have different identities experience the world in a different manner. The world that surrounded me for the last four months…

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Roma Is Homa

As the final weeks of study abroad come to an end, I suddenly feel a pang of sadness. Italy, in a mere 3 months, has become home. Quickly, I realized that I have learned more than what I could have ever dreamed of. I am now able to ask for directions and ingredients at the…

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Travel Essentials?

Halfway through my semester abroad I’ve come to the realization that there are a small number of things that are crucial to one’s survival. While it’s not the material nor the substantial, it consists more of the interpersonal. Adaptability has become the core concept of my identity abroad. As I grow more comfortable in Roman…

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Calcio Raggazze

Ciao! From the land of Panini’s and Lavender gelato (Yes, it’s delicious and not weird)!!! As I sit here typing this second post, I can’t help but think of how far I have come from that first pre-departure blog. Upon landing in Italy, I was quickly faced with scenarios that took me out of my…

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Pre Departure- Roma!

Identity is perhaps the key foundation of humanity. Such a statement sounds insane or rather too large to be single handedly called out as such; yet, I strongly belief that identity is indeed what makes up the core of human beliefs and values. Identity allows us to connect with other and find common ground with…

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