Das Ende…oder der Anfang?

48 hours from now, I will be on a plane flying across the ocean and back to my familiar American lifestyle. This trip has been a really extraordinary experience. Academically, my German has (at least from my perspective) improved and I don’t feel so “deer caught in the headlights” when I’m going about daily life….

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Osnabrück and Company

The rhythm of Muenster has finally begun to settle into a steady pace. Three weeks into this cultural exchange, my biological clock has adjusted to the 5 am sunrises and the 10 pm sunsets. As my other Rollins peers have already mentioned, it is strange knowing that our time in Muenster is almost at an…

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Mittwochs, wir essen Fisch

One of the most charming parts of Muenster has to be its large, outdoor market. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, a colorful gathering of food sellers set up shop in the shadow of Muenster’s Gothic cathedral, as if they had sprung fully-formed from the bare, beaten cobblestones. Besides the obvious visual extravaganza, the smell of the…

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Kendall- Erste

Outside my small window, occasional blackbirds and pigeons wing over the dusky rooftops of central Münster. That I’m even here to witness such feathered frivolity has not quite registered in my sleep-deprived brain. For months I have waited not-so-patiently for my day of departure, and yet when the moment arrived to stroll away into the…

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