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Venture outside Europe for study abroad

Venture outside Europe for study abroad

By Anna Bongardino, Contributing Editor

February 27, 2019

Young self-designated travelers who have just returned after a few months abroad often say things along the lines of “Study abroad changed me. It was amazing!” Many of us tend to roll our eyes in response. While two, four or even six months in a country may seem like a short time, the things...

Tales from Morocco: School Days

Tales from Morocco: School Days

By Elaina Zachos / staff writer

April 20, 2016

“Tales from Morocco” is a reoccurring column on reporter Elaina Zachos’ semester studying culture, tradition and daily life in the North African nation. How did I spend my spring break? In class. Late last month, we took a break from our urban lives in Rabat, Morocco, and traded them in for a few d...

Tales from Morocco: on the march

Tales from Morocco: on the march

By Elaina Zachos / Staff Writer

April 6, 2016

“Tales from Morocco” is a reoccurring column on reporter Elaina Zachos’ semester studying culture, tradition and daily life in the North African nation.   Nothing wakes you up faster than the roar of national pride. From the air, the Centre Ville in Rabat, Morocco, is a sea of red and...

Tales from Morocco: navigating the desert

Tales from Morocco: navigating the desert

By Elaina Zachos / Staff Writer

March 21, 2016

“Tales from Morocco” is a reoccurring column on reporter Elaina Zachos’ semester studying culture, tradition and daily life in the North African nation. These days, I don’t ride the 71C — I ride camels.  Last month, my study abroad program took journalism students from seaside Rabat, Morocc...

Tales from Morocco: TPN abroad

Tales from Morocco: TPN abroad

By Elaina Zachos / Staff Writer

March 2, 2016

In the pre-colonial pocket of modern Rabat, the walls of the Moroccan city’s Old Medina weave between slippery stone streets. Doors of varying heights, colors and sizes decorate these corridors, concealing homes within. The pathways corral the mangy, scrappy cats rummaging through trash and roami...

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