• Soria, Spain
    July 30, 2019

    Hasta Luego Valladolid and My Family

    Building new identity During this internship, I barely felt that I’m from Japan. Due to my work, I always tell people that I go to a college in the ...
  • La Plaza Mayor de Valladolid
    July 30, 2019

    Country Roads, Take Me Home

    It is hard to believe that just a couple weeks ago I was still in Spain, it feels like much longer. The day after arriving back in the United States,....
  • Cassidy and friend stand on dock at beach
    July 29, 2019

    Home Away From Home

    Wow, has it truly been half a month since I pulled away from Valladolid at 5 a.m. in the morning on a giant coach bus with tears in my eyes?...
  • So Murata with three host brothers
    July 1, 2019

    Lost in Spain

    Wandering in Spain My trip to Spain has been the toughest trip I have ever had. First, I lost my credit card at the airport. However, a lady sitting n...
  • valladolid architecture
    July 1, 2019

    Toda aventura empieza con un sí: Vallad...

    Coming from a small corner within western New York, curiosity to explore beyond my home has always been on my mind. My interest in different cultures,...
Soria, Spain

Hasta Luego Valladolid and My Family

Building new identity During this internship, I barely felt that I’m from Japan. Due to my work, I always tell people that I go to a college in the United…

La Plaza Mayor de Valladolid

Country Roads, Take Me Home

It is hard to believe that just a couple weeks ago I was still in Spain, it feels like much longer. The day after arriving back in the United States,…

Cassidy and friend stand on dock at beach

Home Away From Home

Wow, has it truly been half a month since I pulled away from Valladolid at 5 a.m. in the morning on a giant coach bus with tears in my eyes?…

So Murata with three host brothers

Lost in Spain

Wandering in Spain My trip to Spain has been the toughest trip I have ever had. First, I lost my credit card at the airport. However, a lady sitting next…

valladolid architecture

Toda aventura empieza con un sí: Valladolid

Coming from a small corner within western New York, curiosity to explore beyond my home has always been on my mind. My interest in different cultures, languages, and people has…

Cassidy next to fountain, and with host sisters

Valladolid is the place to be!

To take a multi-faceted experience composed of people, emotions, food, and smells, to name a few facets, is a challenge that writers have been attempting to do well for centuries….

two men stand in photo that also has a ripped photo of army in front

Reflections on Identity

The Weeks Gallery is offering a new exhibition, “Reflections on Identity,” showcasing artworks from photographers of color: Aitina Fareed-Cooke of Get Fokus’d Productions in Buffalo, Tau Battice of Harlem, Nicole…

tunnel in Robideau's art in which viewers can physically crawl in a mock underground passageway

Patrick Robideau’s “Hidden Room”

Going into an art gallery, you expect to see pieces of art hung on the gallery wall in a perfect, linear pattern. In the current exhibition entitled “Hidden Room,” the…

students act in Newsies

Newsies Forever! Second To None!

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Newsies opens In the Scharmann Theater November 1st at 7:30 p.m.!!!!! You do not want to miss this incredible, high-energy, comical, and exciting show!…

2 images joined, Josh with students in both, teaching them

Teaching in China

On September 7th I started my internship through JCC to teach primary and middle school students. When I was not teaching, I would be living and spending my time in…