The Skirball Center is a Jewish museum but it's home to many exhibits. We took a trip to see "Women Hold up Half the Sky", which was a very powerful exhibit based on a book about the struggles of women worldwide.
The end of the semester - March-April 2012 May 2nd 2012 After Spring Break, it was basically crunch time until the end of the semester. There were lots of long hours spent hammering out essays and preparing group presentations, but there was still time for some fun.
Most notably, I went to the 2012 United States Universities National Debating Championships April 13-15 in Salem, Oregon. My partner had never been to a debate tournament before but we f ... read more
North America » United States » California » Los Angeles Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
This blog was created in 2007 when I headed to Perth, Western Australia for a year-long study abroad program. There are still lots of great stories and pictures from that trip, though I got way behind on my blogging and the stories end abruptly in September, 2007 (I was in Aus until Christmas Eve!)
Although I've traveled a lot since then, I left this blog in a state of neglect for several years. But I figured another school-related international adventure was a reason to get things started again! In August 2011, I packed up my car and made the drive from my hometown of Toronto to the sunny ... full info