By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski Paris, the first leg of our most recent and last trip abroad, was one for the books. Rima and I spent five days in the City of Light (by far our longest stay anywhere other than London) and did our best to transform into the French ladies that lie […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski I’d just like to give a shout out to the guy in the seat behind me snoring like his life depends on it. His olfactorial noises are truly a delight. Other delights I’ve experienced this weekend: the beautiful city of Prague. My friend Rima and I went for roughly […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski I’ll be home in less than a month. Just as this city has started to really get in under my skin in the best ways, it’s going to be over. It’s made even worse by the realization that I’ve only got one weekend left in London. I suppose it’s […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski Another weekend, another country visited. This weekend’s destination was Barcelona, where I’ve been hoping to travel since I started taking Spanish in seventh grade. Armed with a laundry list of recommendations and fewer than 36 hours, my friend Rima and I set out on our glorious Ryanair flight to […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski If Webster was a college-aged COM major, he’d describe FOMO in the following ways: Noun: Short for “fear of missing out,” describing the feeling of being left out or the anticipation of being left out. It can also be used as a verb. When used in a sentence: “Lauren […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski Greetings from the Scottish countryside (or right outside of Edinburgh). The east coast of Great Britain? Who really knows? What I do know is that my friend Rima and I went to Edinburgh (pronounced “Edinboro,” fun fact) on a whim and it couldn’t have been a better decision. That […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski Is it bad that I want to preface every single blog post with the statement “I HAVE SURVIVED”? Like it’s a somewhat novel idea that I’ve made it yet another week in this strange little island country that has like…10 different names. Okay that’s not true, it’s only four […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski It seems only fair that I’m spending my last night of fall break holed up in a makeshift blanket-cocoon in my room with all the lights off, felled by a migraine. The last five days have been a total whirlwind (I hate that that’s such a cliché but it’s […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski Is it possible to get whiplash from things in your life changing so quickly? As of last week, I finally felt like I had settled into a normal-ish routine of classwork, socializing and sight-seeing. Now, all that is changing once again as Monday marks the start of finals (already?) […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski I’m proud to say this is my second blog post filed while in transit. This time, I’m somewhere below the English Channel, en route to Brussels on a class trip for my political science class. I really wish the Chunnel (the Channel Tunnel) had little windows to see the […]

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