Eli Vargas | Buenos Aires, Argentina | Post 1

Eli Vargas | Buenos Aires, Argentina | Post 1

SIT Argentina: Regional Integration, Development, and Social Change My program’s start date was February 24th. That gave me a little over two months of down time before I had to start using my brain again. At first, I thought this was one of the best things that has ever happened in the history of world. I imagined that I would be sitting with my dog in the backyard just straight chillin’ for about two months. Of course, there would be the…

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Chelsea Carter | Atlanta, Georgia | Post 2

Chelsea Carter | Atlanta, Georgia | Post 2

I would like to address the feedback I received from my last article. But first, I would like to apologize if what I wrote offended anyone. By all means, that was not my intention. With that said, I really hope I can better explain what I was trying to convey. To do so, I want to talk about something that is often ignored or superficially addressed: internalized prejudice/racism. While I was raised in a multiracial home, I am perceived, and…

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Hannah Harp | Copenhagen, Denmark | Post 2

Hannah Harp | Copenhagen, Denmark | Post 2

Almost two months into my stay in Copenhagen and it feels like home. I suppose that halfway through the semester it should feel like home, but as I’ve said before, I doubted that I would ever feel comfortable so far away from what I have called home. Finding a routine took a lot of work, but it puts everything into perspective when you do normal activities, such as grocery shopping or the weekly ritual of cinnamon rolls on Wednesdays. A…

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Chris Brown | Brighton, England | Post 2

Chris Brown | Brighton, England | Post 2

Wow, where to even begin. I’ve been in the UK for just about half of my time abroad, and things are moving at a really fast pace now. True to my nature, I got involved in A LOT of things, and some major stuff involving those things have been happening the past few weeks, so I’ll try to do a little wrap up blog montage of the past month. I’ve been able to travel a little bit with the limited…

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