Ashley is a junior majoring in flute performance in Meadows School of the Arts and environmental studies in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. During summer 2012, she is participating in SMU-in-Germany.
Today was the first day of classes! A few of us woke up early to run in the park this morning at 8 a.m. The sun rises quite early here, so I'm usually awake around 6:30 a.m. (which is really strange). The weather is still gorgeous, and after running we all showered and grabbed breakfast at the bakery. We ran into an SMU graduate, David Yi, who is currently pursuing his graduate's degree in conducting at the Bauhaus University! He chatted with us over breakfast about our classes and the best places to eat. I had my cultural formations class from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in which we covered historical facts about German nationalism (pre-Germany). We got out 15 [...]