Outside Perspectives

3 Ways to Save Money While Studying Abroad

By: Rachel Bowman Traveling and doing as much as possible, while also spending as little money as possible has been one of my biggest goals while studying abroad. Now that I’m three quarters of the way done, I feel like I’ve had enough experience doing so, so I’d like to share some of my tips… Continue reading 3 Ways to Save Money While Studying Abroad

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Outside Perspectives

A Student’s Experience at London Fashion Week

By: Alexa Hoffman The most exciting thing that I’ve done so far is work at London Fashion Week. As it has to do with my major, I was thrilled that I had the opportunity to help out with such a great event. Through my Fashion Styling tutor, we were able to help dress models and… Continue reading A Student’s Experience at London Fashion Week

Outside Perspectives

A Reflection on Returning to School After Studying Abroad

Summer has vanished, fall has arrived and college students are in the full swing of the semester. For some students, this semester is more difficult than ever because it is their first time back at school after studying abroad. It's not an easy transition; many students face reverse culture shock when they come back home… Continue reading A Reflection on Returning to School After Studying Abroad

Thoughts

A Lesson Learned from my First Week of Grad School

The first week of graduate school taught me that I’m a nut job, or a “whack job” as my professor informed me. This is how it went down: Friends and family give you advice and help guide your path, or at least that’s what I believe. You say you understand something and will or won’t… Continue reading A Lesson Learned from my First Week of Grad School

Australia

Oz Through Sara’s Eyes: Northwest Outback Trip Part 2

This video features many clips of of quad-riding along the coast of Coral Bay as the sun set, which was an incredible add-on that only my friend group did, some aboriginal artwork sighting and waterfall climbing at Karijini National Park, and a whole lot of smiling. As I said last week, I took an abundance of… Continue reading Oz Through Sara’s Eyes: Northwest Outback Trip Part 2

Australia

Oz Through Sara’s Eyes: Northwest Outback Trip Part 1

At this time last year, I had just gotten back from a 9-day trip to Australia’s Northwest outback. The trip was planned by Murdoch University’s study abroad and exchange office in tandem with the company Australian Adventure Travel and I was fortunate enough to get a spot on the trip along with about 40 other… Continue reading Oz Through Sara’s Eyes: Northwest Outback Trip Part 1

Australia

Oz Through Sara’s Eyes: O-Week

The time I have been so excited for since I first started rolling out videos from Australia is finally here…I am posting my videos for public viewing! I have had some of these videos completed for over a year now, so you can imagine how much suspense has built up to show people my experiences… Continue reading Oz Through Sara’s Eyes: O-Week

Thoughts

Keeping up with AIFS Part 2

This semester is flying. We are almost halfway through March and I really don’t know how that happened. Then again, I never even know what day of the week it even is. I have been overloaded with work, my internship, classes, extra-curricular activities, and other obligations, but I have thankfully found time to keep my… Continue reading Keeping up with AIFS Part 2

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Victory Parade

What happens when you send an ecstatic journalism student to the first ever Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl parade? Watch to find out. Whitmanythought 1: I just posted about Philly two times in a row. What's going on?! Whitmanythought 2: Yes, it was worth skipping my responsibilities for the day and driving home at 10 p.m.… Continue reading Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Victory Parade

Thoughts

A Reflection of My Blog 2.0

I am laughing at myself for calling my blog “mediocre” last year. I mean, it still is, but guess what—it is still making me happy! Like I said in my “reflection” post that I wrote just over a year ago, I have thought about changing my blog into a “.com,” but I decided against it.… Continue reading A Reflection of My Blog 2.0