By: Aimelie Moen, BA, 2014-18
Go beyond the West and explore the explosive past of Eastern Europe with a simple change of trains. On a midnight train leaving from Milano Centrale, hop onto a sleeping coach as the train pulls away from the some ancient Roman history and heads into the center of Europe. Continue reading “Eastward Bound: Midnight Trains to Budapest”
By: Jenny Durfey, BA, 2014-2017
Moving to Italy two years ago was an exciting and daunting prospect. One of my main worries or curiosities was where I would be living. I remember searching on Italian realtor websites to try and piece together some idea of what apartments in Italy actually looked like. Continue reading “Italian Apartments”
By Jillian McCarthy, FFE, 2016-17
The streets of Florence have many interesting names. Most of them happen to be derived from Florence’s rich cultural history.
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By: Tahiti Beaupre, FFE, 2016-17
Planning on studying in Florence and have no previous experience with Italian? Don’t worry, we got you covered. Here are a few basic words and phrases that will help you fit right in!
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By Erin Sullivan, FFE 2016-17
There are a lot of factors that make up a school; sports teams, clubs, academics, location. And one more very important part of the college experience: food. When studying in Italy, there is never a lack of places to find a cappuccino, a croissant, or a good meal. But while most of us are trying not to break the bank by eating out every night, the cafe is a good place to start looking.
Continue reading “Everything to Know About Meal Plans”
Our Favorite Classes
By Jean Hinkley, MA 2016-2017
Besides eating gelato, visiting museums, grabbing cappuccinos, and exploring the city with new friends, we do have classes to go to.
Here is a sample of some favorite classes from our Marist Italy students:
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By Jean Hinkley, MA 2016-17
September 23 marked the opening of “Libero” at Palazzo Strozzi – a retrospective of the controversial Chinese artist Ai WeiWei. Curated by Arturo Galansino, the exhibition plays with the juxtaposition of tradition and modernity, old and new, the individual and the collective. Fortunately, the MA Museum Studies students had the opportunity to attend the exhibition opening!
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