The Last Hurrah

Classes officially ended for second-year Chinese on Tuesday, and finals were wrapped up by Thursday morning. That whole week was passed by spreading cliché-like sentiments around our dorm (“It feels like we just got here …

Day 12 – Bye Bye Butterfly

June 5th, 2014 – Lalo Loor Dry Forest Reserve General Ecology Lab 3: Insect Collection and Identification. This lab has a long history of research safety, resulting in no deaths up to this point in …

The 10-Day Break, the Nightmares of China Traveling… And Some Silver Lining

For the past six weeks, our lives have revolved around planning our 10-day break. This break was built into the program to give students a chance to travel throughout China for sightseeing and touring; “out-of-classroom” …