Starting a new year
Aug27

Starting a new year

Now that I am back on campus, I keep looking back at all the memories I share with my new friends. I remember how every day was a new adventure and every moment with friends is a time to be treasured. My time in Ireland re-awoke my love for learning and appetite for adventure. The James Joyce class broadened my mind to a different, more in depth type of literature. While this was exciting and fun, it helped me realize that my true...

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Galway International Arts Festival
Aug06

Galway International Arts Festival

We had the privilege of being in Galway during the International Arts Festival. People from around the world travel to this annual festival. This festival lasts an entire week and is full of amazing plays, art exhibitions, concerts, and street performances. As part of the program, the entire group went to a play called The Matchbox. It was an amazing one act one actor play. We witnessed her pour raw emotion into a two hour monologue...

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Every adventure has a beginning…
Jul20

Every adventure has a beginning…

Tuesday June 23, 2015 When we first began the descent over this tiny, beautiful island I hardly sit still. My face was pressed against the glass of the window of the tiny flying machine I had been confined to for the last seven and a half miserable hours. But as I saw the country that I had dreamed about for years getting closer and closer, I forgot the delays at the airport. I forgot all the turbulence that made the flight rather...

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