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Bonding in the Ithaca Gorges

Traveling to Ithaca, New York in July 2014 was both illuminating and unforgettable. Although situated in upstate New York, the most un-foreign of places and only a four hour car ride from home, Ithaca...

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Time Travel in Eight Days

     This summer I did not go to the sandy beaches in the Bahamas or uptown England, but in only eight days I participated in a college tour that traveled back in time through eight...

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The Inception of Perception

Flashback to July 2nd – the day before I left on the trip of a lifetime. I had 46 less friends, less knowledge of foreign cultures,...

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New York’s Most Memorable Sight: The Empire State Building

If it weren’t for the automated elevators I would have pressed every single enticing button, just to see every magical floor. It took three...

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My NYC Adventure With My Concert Choir

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A Heroic Tragedy

The day was March 31, 2014 and all I heard was crying, screaming, and harsh stomping as the noise quickly filled my ears. I rushed towards the horrific news that my twenty eight year old brother Alfonso...

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Unexpected Beauty

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As Far As the Eye Can See

My eyes flutter open as the smell of papaya and salt water fill my nostrils. As my vision returns after the long night's rest, I can see the dark wooden ceiling and greenish...

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When the Party’s Over, World Cup 2014

“Bro, can I get a selfie?” Never have I heard this as many times as Brazil’s World Cup this year.  This simple phrase highlights something that makes my trip to the 2014 World Cup unique...

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Mid-Winter in Manhattan

I thought I’d seen New York. I thought...

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