Category Archives: Event

Fulbright Spring Conference on Jeju Island

We had our Fall Conference in the historic city of Gyeongju and this past weekend Fulbright had its Spring Conference hosted on Jeju Island, often referred to the “Hawaii of Korea” (although the palm trees are actually imported). It was a very long weekend. We arrived in Jeju Friday afternoon. From Gwangju there’s a small […]

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Madrid Day 8: El Rastro Market

It has been well over a week since I have arrived in Madrid, and today was our last day of our official orientation. It included exploring the enormous flea market of Madrid: El Rastro. Nothing puts me in a good mood like spending hours exploring the hundreds of different stalls and tents set up along […]

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Madrid Day 3: Flamenco Dancing

I want to say that I successfully used the metro by my self. This may not be a great statement, but to me it means a lot. This is coming from someone who has never lived in a city and has probably used the public transportation system alone twice in her life. I’m starting to […]

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The Marist Christmas Tree

Since the end of October, the college has had two people meticulously wrapping every single branch and needle of the giant spruce tree on the back green. By “meticulous”, I mean it! When I heard the stories, I was dubious. I mean, really every single branch? So on December, when they finally had the tree […]

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