• person walking on the beach
    March 27, 2015

    Spring Break

    It’s been a busy time for me and I haven’t had much time to blog. The season’s over and I’ve started to look towards next year...
  • staring at the sunset
    March 17, 2015

    The Irish Life

    I am a sophomore at JCC, but I am currently living out an adventure in Ireland! I have now been here for officially three months and five days, and it...
  • in front of Eiffel Tower
    March 17, 2015

    England to France: Kindness is Universal...

    I was in France – aka a country where English is not the first language. I knew very little French besides how to say “please,” R...
  • Hogsmeade sign
    March 16, 2015

    “I solemnly swear I am up to no go...

    For my birthday, my family came to visit me (my mom said she couldn’t not see me for five whole months). On Tuesday, March 3rd, we went to Unive...
  • Neil Flory on the piano
    March 16, 2015

    Music Madness in the Weeks Gallery

    Music filled every corner of the Weeks Gallery on February 18 as three of JCC’s faculty members played two short improvisational compositions in res...
person walking on the beach

Spring Break

It’s been a busy time for me and I haven’t had much time to blog. The season’s over and I’ve started to look towards next year and transfer options. I’m…

staring at the sunset

The Irish Life

I am a sophomore at JCC, but I am currently living out an adventure in Ireland! I have now been here for officially three months and five days, and it’s…

in front of Eiffel Tower

England to France: Kindness is Universal

I was in France – aka a country where English is not the first language. I knew very little French besides how to say “please,” “thank you,” “hello,” and “goodbye.”…

Hogsmeade sign

“I solemnly swear I am up to no good.”

For my birthday, my family came to visit me (my mom said she couldn’t not see me for five whole months). On Tuesday, March 3rd, we went to Universal Studios….

Neil Flory on the piano

Music Madness in the Weeks Gallery

Music filled every corner of the Weeks Gallery on February 18 as three of JCC’s faculty members played two short improvisational compositions in response to some of the pieces in…

Irish coastline

Exploring Ireland

Hi! Let me introduce myself! My name is Taylor Satalino, and I’m currently studying to become a nurse practitioner. I am 19 years old and live in a very small…

snow white and dwarf made out of legos

“It was all started by a mouse.”

Hi everyone! Work has been crazy lately, but that means I have plenty of photos to share! I hope you all enjoy these pictures taken in sunny Florida. I’m so…

giant panda sculpture on roof of IFS building

Visiting the Sculpture Garden

In the heart of Chengdu sits the YMCA. Over one hundred years old, it looks a little out of place in comparison to the sky-scraping apartments and shopping centers that…

Display at Chengdu's Festival of Lights

Spring Festival in Jintang

For Spring Festival, Hannah and I were taken to our friend Ting’s home in Jintang. We spent the first few days with her parents and had huge lunches and dinners…

red lantern during Chinese New Year

Preparing for Chinese New Year

I apologize for my lack of blog posts for the past few weeks. I have been under the weather, and pretty badly so. My blog may seem a little outdated…