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Learning about Oppression and Protest in Chicago

October 31, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
by Catawba honors student, Courtney Briscoe ’16 Chicago, Illinois had a lot in store for my classmates and I who visited the Windy city as part of the Honors course, “The Sounds of Silence: Music as a Voice for the Oppressed.”  We made the trip during our Fall Break, October 10-14. For those of…
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Wrapping Up Wales

September 3, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
EDITOR'S NOTE: Students in the Honors Course "Dylan Thomas's Wales" traveled to Wales during spring break, March 7-16, 2014 with Dr. Janice Fuller. Student Shakeisha Gray '14 reflects on her experiences there and shares photos from the trip in this final blog. Day Three: Finding Buddha in Wales…
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Charming Charleston

May 22, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
The Sophomore West Scholar Teaching Cohort took a trip to Charleston, South Carolina on March 8-12, 2014.  Students enjoyed a visit to Magnolia Plantation where they took a tour of the plantation home as well as several slave cabins that have been restored.  Students also took a nature train tour of…
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"Okay" Will Be Our "Always"

May 12, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
They say time flies when you're having fun...that couldn't be truer. It is already the end of another school year. Final exams are being taken and everyone is split up into two groups: staying or leaving. The reality that lies within that sentence leaves one feeling very sad, but it should also…
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La vie en France: "Life in France"

April 23, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
Dr. Marie Langhorne, professor of French, and Ann Clifton, Assistant to the Office of the Provost and the Glenn and Addie Ketner Center for International Studies, accompanied a group of 6 students to France for a cultural experience unlike any other. Dr. Langhorne's class, a special topics course in…
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