Last year, my class went to Japan over Spring Break as part of my freshman FOCUS program, the Global Citizenship Program. Come along as I look back on the experience!
I came for the kendo, and stayed for the people.
Featuring a swordsmanship sport, the tea ceremony, Japanese culture, and community.
As my last year at WashU comes to a close, I have pulled together a series of memorable photographs. Without further ado…
A couple weeks ago, I found myself checking my phone more than usual. Maybe I was homesick, and texting my friends and family seemed like a proactive way to cure loneliness. Yet, the increase in my technological habits yielded an ever-growing awareness that I was socializing with a screen. While my eyes were perpetually plastered to an artificially lit display, I was depriving myself of tactile human connection.
I am currently studying abroad with Sam Fox’s College of Architecture here in Florence, Italy. After living in Florence for about a month now, I am eager to share my thoughts on living abroad. I cannot think of a better place to explore the arts. Florence has quickly become my home, welcoming me into its cobblestone maze and feeding me with outrageous food. I am lucky to be here.
This past semester, I enrolled in a class called “Design for Social Innovation.” Taught through The Sam Fox School of Art & Design, the course culminates in a month-long, open-ended project of the student’s choice. After learning about the connection between design and social change during the first half of the semester, I began brainstorming for my project.
So this weekend has been a relaxing one. After the crazy time we had in Berlin – which was insanely fun but also extremely busy – it was nice to stay in Prague for a couple of days and really absorb my city. Getting back here, I had the strange feeling that I wasn’t giving […]
Well, as Drake would say, We Made It. Here I am, at the beginning of my eighth semester, only twelve weeks from graduation. Its been an awesome time, and I’m sad to go. Before I do, I hope to pass on things I’ve learned and enjoyed about my time at WashU so that young WashU […]
I have decided that, modeled after the Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show clip at the end of his show, I will begin a Friday afternoon post called “Moment of Zen”. The aim is to get you to think and keep you, as readers, on your toes. So here’s this week’s “Moment of Zen”: The other […]