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Freshers’ Week: A week packed with music, alcohol and fun parties

Hunter Colvin

October 7, 2015

The British have a thing called “Freshers’ Week,” which is basically a week-long party. And when I say party I mean party, with famous DJs and more alcohol than anyone should consume. During the day, there are activities like paintballing, kayaking or beach trips. You know those things aro...

Study Abroad: My first few days across the pond

Study Abroad: My first few days across the pond

Hunter Colvin

September 23, 2015

You most likely know the crosswalk on Main Street between Athletic and Central. I mean, everyone who has ever been in Burlington knows that crosswalk. It’s the one where students cross whenever they feel like it because, hey, what car is going to hit a pedestrian in the crosswalk? There is a ge...

Study Abroad: a new adventure is about to begin

Hunter Colvin

September 14, 2015

In exactly five days I will be boarding a plane headed for England. For the next three months, I will be in Newcastle, England, studying, exploring, learning, and drinking (hello, drinking age of 18). It’s a little nerve-wracking. For three months, I will be in another country, far away from friends, ...

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