By Annie Maroon, Staff Writer This weekend I bought a painting. I hadn’t gone out intending to do so, but in the middle of Parque Kennedy, where local artists set up their displays every weekend, I found myself talked into an impulse buy in the most pleasant way possibe. The painter, Hermán, was a round-faced […]

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By Annie Maroon, Staff Writer Annie is currently studying abroad in Peru and will be sharing details of her experiences and travels over the next couple of weeks.  Crossing the street in Lima is an extreme sport. Part of what makes it so fun (and by “fun,” I mean “life-threatening”) are the microbuses: buses that […]

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It’s a good thing I have some experience with cities that refuse to make sense. On the first day of my Contemporary Irish Society class, our professor explained to us that we shouldn’t be too concerned about the fact that street signs in Dublin are hidden away on the sides of buildings, or that there […]

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