Photo courtesy of Brandt Misik London has had way too many positives for me to count, but some of the things that really swayed my decision to come here happened to be some of the things I struggled with most during my first weeks abroad, such as living in a six-person bedroom, traveling, being in […]
Photo by Gabriella Chan Over 1,000 students applied for international study abroad programs for the upcoming academic year and for summer 2016. Only about 75 percent of applicants received the green light to attend the program that was either their first or second choice. This year, the International Programs office made it their mission to […]
Art by Christine Nelson What if you found out there are hundreds of people in Eastern Europe who sincerely miss the Soviet Union (USSR) and the regime’s dictator Joseph Stalin? What if you found out that, as stated in the Aug. 19, 2011 News Republic article, “Why are so many Russians Nostalgic for the USSR” […]
Art by Kris Harper My dad went to Israel for his first time this year, while on a layover in London, he sent me a text telling about how the airport’s Starbucks sells wine and beer. I’m still not sure if that was a warning from him, telling me to keep my cool while ordering […]
Europe teaches life lessons to traveling students
Pepperdine needs to acknowledge not all students are ready to go abroad.
Going abroad entices fear, but introduces opportunities.