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A few weeks ago I celebrated the Fourth of July, much like the majority of individuals who inhabit this large landmass we know as the U S of A. I take it back. Celebrated might not be the greatest word. Contemplated might be a bit more accurate. I’ve spent the majority of the summer in […] read more

Some members of the Class of 2018 gather for a group shot with their Orientation Leader!

Memories of NSO

For the University of Delaware, summer means its time for a new freshmen class to populate campus, a campus they’ll be able to call their own for the first time. It is time for New Student Orientation, popularly known as, “NSO.”     NSO is a day that is as nerve-wracking as it is exhilarating, […] read more

Hannah on stage at her dance recital

My Summer To-Do List

Happy Summer, Blue Hens! Many of us are spending our summer days in vastly different ways. Some of us are working away at a job or internship, while others are jet setting around the world on vacation. Still others, like a good majority of college students, are probably exhausting their parents’ Netflix accounts. During our […] read more

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Day 8: Santo Domingo

Here it is, the final day of the trip! Most of the day was spent touring around and shopping around the touristy El Conde, the pedestrian-only street lined by shops and more cheap canvas paintings than you can count.   We started the day by heading past the Puerta del Conde, the location where Francisco […] read more


Day 7: The Transition, Batey Libertad, Santo Domingo

We kicked off our last day in the Batey with a visit with Caco Pelau, the local vodou priest.  We walked into the place of worship, where the walls were covered with murals of Catholic saints and there were offerings to the spirits.  Caco Pelau really emphasized the relationship between Christianity and vodou; in places […] read more

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