One Country, Two Perspectives

Written by: Elena Rangai My time in France is a time I will never forget. I took the FY@broad Paris trip and was beyond lucky to have Professor David Wellman and Staff Pro Judy Melgarejo as my guides in the city. The class was focused on the way Christianity, Islam, and Judaism work in modern…

Must-Do’s of Sevilla

Written by: Gabriele Litkauskaite Hypothetically, traveling the world could be a full time job. If you’re studying abroad – you’re like to want to have a cultural experience as much as an educational one too! Having classes throughout the week, weekend trips become an ideal getaway, and the beauty of studying abroad in Spain there…

How to Make the Most of Your Study Abroad

Written by: Bailley Leppert (for Her Campus DePaul) If there is of one thing I’m certain, it is that every college student should study abroad at least once. I have participated in two short-term study abroad trips in my time here at DePaul University, and they have been two of the best times in my…

In the Making: Bucket-list

Written by: Gabriele Litkauskaite It’s been almost two years since my escapades in Spain. Yet there remain adventures that likely won’t ever be forgotten. Traveling locally or abroad when you’re studying abroad can lead you to unexpected places, but the experiences are worth it! Even with the newly habituated, leisurely Spanish lifestyle our trip to…

Studying Abroad in Paris

Written by: Madelyn Colvin In between the time of finding out that I would be studying abroad in Paris and actually making the voyage, I made lists. Lists of what to buy, what to pack, but most importantly lists of everything that I wanted to see and do. This list, which has been written and…

Our first Spanish post!

Written by: Lourdes Gonzalez (in English and Spanish!) My name is Lourdes Gonzalez and I am an accounting major with a community service minor. I studied abroad in Merida, Yucatan my sophomore year of college and it has been one of the best experiences of my life. My parents are originally from Mexico from the…

DePaul among top producers for Fulbright winners in U.S.

Written by: Elizabeth Clements (from the DePaul Newsline) From the Czech Republic to Jordan to Mexico, every year the Fulbright U.S. Student Program gives young scholars the opportunity to study and conduct research, or teach English, in more than 140 countries around the world.  Last week, the Fulbright Program announced eight DePaul students and alumni will receive…

The Times of Israel Feature

Written by: Samantha Mallett, Editor of SoJournal Remember Danaka Katovich’s post from last week about getting a tattoo in Jerusalem? Her and some of her classmates were featured in a The Times of Israel article written by Renee Ghert-Zand! The excerpt is below. As Razzouk dressed and bandaged Aitzegheb’s fresh tattoos,  a group of students from DePaul…

I Cried When I Saw A Camel in Jersualem

Written by: Danaka Katovich We landed in Tel Aviv after about sixteen hours of travel and I was grateful to be off a plane and excited to have Wi-Fi. It hadn’t hit me that we weren’t in America anymore until I looked up and saw all the signs written in Hebrew and Arabic. I was…

A Full Circle Spring Break

Written by: Alexander Anadiotis When I was a junior in High School, I traveled from Colorado to Chicago to visit universities with my family. Each campus tour seemed to be very similar to another, “On this side we have the cafeteria where you can eat foods like…” and “Over to your left is our quad,…

Study abroad trip to Israel reviewed following State Department advisory

Written by: Graciella Saucedo-Riviera A few months ago, the United States Department of State Travel adjusted the way that it measures its worldwide travel warning system. Now, those changes in the State Department’s reporting procedure are having effects on some of DePaul’s study abroad programs. In January the Department of State Travel listed Jerusalem as a…

Our Final Night in Budapest

Written by: Catherine Wohner I was fortunate enough to have studied abroad with a group of people who became very close.  However, this bond we formed only made our last night more difficult.  Though some of the people I studied abroad with would return to Chicago with me, a lot of the friends that I…