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ITALY: Rome

12 Jul | Jacqueline Dang | No Comments

New Horizons

When I picked my destination to study abroad, I was excited to learn about a culture that I had no exposure to. Italian food in America is actually food minus the Italian. I have not been disappointed in the variety of pasta and pizza I have tasted here whether it was homecooked or served at …

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5 Jul | Jacqueline Dang | No Comments

Here’s To Making Memories

Time flies. Week four is officially over which means all students in the June program are gone. Us engineering students, a whooping three in total, still have two weeks remaining. In only a few weeks, we made some good memories. A stroll at night to the Trevi Fountain, navigating the night buses and running the …

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19 Jun | Jacqueline Dang | No Comments

To See the Palaces of Rome

You always hear that studying abroad is a special experience. If you’re like me, you don’t get out of the country much, or even out in general… because let’s face it, school is home. With the Engineering Program at Rome, I’m away for six weeks but it is already flying by so quickly. That’s why …

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12 Jun | Jacqueline Dang | No Comments

Celebrating Italy

June 2|Festa della Repubblica I landed in Rome at the perfect timing for the country’s national celebration of Republic Day. The streets were packed at every corner with people awaiting for the parade that stretched throughout central Rome. After recognizing those who serve and served the country, there was a grand finale of the famous tricolore which flew …

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6 Jun | Jacqueline Dang | No Comments

Italy, You Are Not Too Far Away

  There’s two types of responses I get when I say I am going to Italy to study abroad for the summer: 1) talk of traveling plans and 2) tips and warnings. The hype of traveling comes from the fact that I get to leave Kansas, the place that’s flatter than a pancake, to see Italy, the …

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6 Jun | Jacqueline Dang | No Comments

What I’ve Learned in My Three Days in Rome

I finally understand what it means to live in a fast-paced city using public transportation. It’s long, it’s crowded, and it’s a bit on the unsafe side. This isn’t to scare off anyone looking to use public transportation. This is simply my first impression. See, Italian is one of the few romantic languages so it’s …

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