2016 has been a doozy in many different ways, and may well be one of the most historic years in the past decade. Rapidly closing in on the end of the year, I often evaluate the past 12 months on a personal and macro scale. Even though many people would say that 2016 is one […]

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Every summer, Harvard University opens its doors and welcomes thousands of students from all over the world who have enrolled themselves in an enriching seven-week experience to intellectually challenge themselves. This summer program is the ultimate Harvard experience where students live in on-campus housing, enjoy their meals in Annenberg Hall, take courses under the direction […]

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By Sarah Fisher, Staff Writer @SarahGFisher12 It’s hard to pack for a trip in 30 hours. It’s even harder to prepare, emotionally and physically, for a mission trip, and it’s almost impossible to prepare to travel to a developing nation with a high school youth group as an atheist. But, with only 30 hours notice, […]

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By Sofiya Mahdi, Staff Writer @SofiyaM218 I had not anticipated how much Sydney would get under my skin. Calling London home, going to school in Boston, spending the spring in Washington, D.C. and  having lived in Dubai and Geneva as well, I figured I was a professional at diving headfirst into the unknown and being […]

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By Abigail Lin, Staff Writer @abbielin As I’m sure many of you are experiencing this summer, getting out of bed every Monday to Friday to schelp myself to my internship is undoubtedly the hardest part of the job. In Paris, I would reward myself simply for waking up in the morning – on time or […]

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By Samantha Wong, Blog Editor @samzwong This was the first time I spent my birthday at home in years. Home for me is Manila, Philippines, a populous (read: overcrowded, heavily polluted) country composed of 7,107 islands. It was my 20th birthday. No more teenager-isms, just a straight dive into adulthood. Though I could not have […]

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