Hilltop Views

SEOUL: What I’ll miss

June 22, 2013

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I leave Korea in 2 days. This past week has been my craziest yet, between final exams, packing, moving out of my dorm and into a guest house across town, and squeezing in last-minute shopping. Also, my best friend in the whole wid...

SEOUL: Second honeymoon

June 7, 2013

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I remember going to the St. Edward's study abroad orientation last November. For a few hours one afternoon, every student studying abroad in the spring gathered in a room to hear stories and advice about living in a foreign cou...

SEOUL: Birthday lollygagging

May 25, 2013

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For a few brief hours last weekend, I was three ages at once. 19 in America (given the 14-hour time difference), 20 in Korea, and 21 based off my lunar "Korean age." So it was only appropriate that I celebrated my birthday like ...

SEOUL: How I realized I’m actually a slacker

April 29, 2013

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It's the end of midterms week here at CUK. Yes, midterms. While all my friends in America are prepping for finals and the beginning of summer, we're only halfway done! I get jealous when I consider that, but then I remember my winte...

SEOUL: Unexpected obsessions

March 16, 2013

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Before I came to Korea, I was pretty excited about multiple aspects of Korean culture. Now that I'm here, there are even more fascinating things I've discovered and subsequently delighted in. Here's just a few of them: Danmuji-...

North Korea’s testing of nuclear weapons causes global concern

February 27, 2013

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After North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Il died in 2011, his son, Kim Jong-Un became the leader of the country. Like his father, Un has continued the country’s testing of nuclear weapons with his first occurring on Feb. 11. The nucle...

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