An Unaffected Home by Rachel Powers ’21

Rachel Powers ’21
Global Entry Semester Program, Dijon, France
Fall 2017

My hair was wet when I left the house today. The crisp autumn air quickly rolled around my neck, today absent of a scarf, and down my spine. We had our first snow. Not the dangerously cold kind where the world is left in a horizontal blur, but the tentative, powder kind that rests for only a few minutes before disappearing almost as quickly as it came. It seems as if I’m constantly chasing after time that slips beyond me. It was a grounding reminder that today, I am here. Continue reading “An Unaffected Home by Rachel Powers ’21”

“Only One Month in, and I Feel We’ve Made an Impact” by Park Cawley ’19

Park Cawley ’19
Majors: Environmental Science and Mathematics
Round River South America: Chile – Patagonia, South America
Spring 2017

Most people, myself included at the beginning of my trip, perceive Patagonia to be this pristine and untouched wilderness in South America. The iconic Fitz Roy in Cerro Torre is the unmistakable logo for Patagonia; the company and the region. However, through working with Round River in Continue reading ““Only One Month in, and I Feel We’ve Made an Impact” by Park Cawley ’19″

A Weekend in Lisboa by Eenie Bernard ’18

Elizabeth “Eenie” Bernard ’18
Majors: English-Creative Writing; French Studies
Wellesley-in-Aix in Aix-en-Provence, France
Spring 2017

Bom dia!

In February, I spent a weekend in Lisbon, Portugal with four of my gal pals, and it was honestly one of the best weekends I’ve ever had. Our airbnb host told us that in 1775 a huge earthquake struck the city and almost the entirety of Lisbon had to be rebuilt; countless masons from all across Europe joined in the process of reconstructing the city, resulting in the wonderful amalgamation of buildings Continue reading “A Weekend in Lisboa by Eenie Bernard ’18”

2016 Global Images Photo Contest

Slide1Thank you to all students who submitted their beautiful photos and congratulations to all our winning photos!!  This year we received 36 photos submitted by 24 students.  Photos were judged not only on the picture but also the student’s description/interpretation of the photo based on the category descriptions.  There are 4 categories with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for each category.  The 1st place photos are shown below.  To view all photo submissions and to “like” your favorites, check out the Off-Campus Study at Colby College Facebook page. Continue reading “2016 Global Images Photo Contest”