Oxford: It must be experienced for oneself

An update from Jason, a sophomore management science major and math minor and a member of the Residential Commons Leadership Corps: Yesterday we arrived at Oxford, but today was the first day that we as a group were able to truly explore this historic place of learning. The morning began with a guided tour of the entire city, a tour that took us to the back streets and some of the lesser-known spots in the town. The guide explained to us how lots of the colleges were originally monasteries, which were then turned into institutions of higher learning. We are staying in University College, the oldest college at Oxford, and you can clearly see the monastic roots of Univ just [...]