Art by Caitlin Roark International Programs applications are in full swing as they are every September at Seaver College. Many first-year students search to find the program that best fits their academic and personal goals, though they just arrived on campus. These first-year students have been inundated with information regarding study abroad opportunities since they […]
As I look out over Lake Geneva from my two-foot wide balcony on this luminous Monday morning in Lausanne, Switzerland, I find that, even though this view is to die for, with the lake’s piercing-blue ripples and such starkly white mountains that encompass it, Lake Geneva can be misleading. Currently, I only see one little […]
Eye contact. It is a simple way to acknowledge the humanity of another person. But, on that morning, I caught the eye of a man outside my car so unexpectedly that I was suddenly thrown into a painful realization: those numbers of refugees on the news were just as human as me. Not only did […]
I’ve never really been up to date with the latest and greatest social media trends, but I must say, I’ve never felt my digital age more than when I finally conceded and downloaded Snapchat two months ago before leaving to study abroad. Yes, you read that right: two months ago. I’m aware that I’m a […]
Photo by Matthew Westman “Hey! How’s it going? A bit warm today, isn’t it?” With a string of a few words and a smile, the small talk begins anew. Small talk is not one of my favorite pastimes and I certainly thought I had experienced the worst of it after all those “getting-to-know-you” questions freshman […]
Struggling to decide where to study abroad before International Programs’ deadline of Sept. 28? Check out these five tips to keep you in-check and excited for your upcoming experience.
Photos by Haley Laningham For a fish taco on a Tuesday night, Duke’s restaurant in Malibu is the place to be. For sophomore Nick Schifano, however, Taco Tuesday is more than just a night for appreciating seafood — it’s date night. When it comes to relationships, students at Pepperdine have two paths to navigate: finding […]