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My First Full Week!

Sept. 4, 2016 Today marks the end of my first full week of classes here in Copenhagen, and I feel like I’m finally adjusting to life in this city. I’m learning which bike lanes to use, how to say “thank you”(“tak”) and “excuse me” (unskyld) and most importantly, how to find the best dessert on every street corner. While the past two weeks have been quite the adjustment,  I’m learning to love my new life here in Denmark, and I know the best is yet to come. With that, a few updates: My host family and I enjoying breakfast for dinner prepared by the Americans. Yay American pancakes! On my classes: I have absolutely been LOVING my classes. After a two-semester hiatus from human rights [...]

2016-09-22T15:26:41+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Irreverence at Płaszów

An update from Kenneth, a sophomore majoring in music and English, with minors in history and Spanish: Graffiti on Płaszów site Our visit today was really frustrating. The site of the former concentration camp Płaszów is today quite close to the city center of Kraków. It has several memorials but is used mostly as a public park. As we were lighting our candle of remembrance, a jogger passed right by us, click-clacking his jogging poles as he went, with not even a second thought or a glance at the memorial. People walk their dogs all over the site, frequently not picking up after them, and there was a large piece of graffiti on a cement structure not 50 [...]

2016-01-11T15:37:05+00:00 December 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|
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