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An ongoing look into the abroad experiences of Rhodes College students. This semester, Izzy Blaber, a junior majoring in psychology, writes about her experiences studying in Ifrane, Morocco.
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Izzy Blaber ‘19: Giving Thanks, Wherever You Are

Wed, 2017-12-06 16:23
     I’ve had a lot of friends and family asking what I’d be doing for Thanksgiving while out of the...

Izzy Blaber ‘19: One Cat, Two Cat, Old Cat, New Cat!

Wed, 2017-11-29 16:18
If you know me at all, you’ll know that I love animals. While nominally a dog person, I do also love...

Izzy Blaber ‘19: Adventures at a Weaving Association

Mon, 2017-11-27 16:39
     Last weekend, my roommate organized a visit for a group of exchange students to a traditional...

Izzy Blaber ‘19- Survivor: Abroad Edition

Wed, 2017-11-15 18:30
     When you go abroad, you are generally signing up to leave behind what’s familiar, which is a...

Izzy Blaber ‘19: Culture and Conflict

Wed, 2017-11-01 14:32
     As an American abroad, there are some stereotypes of the U.S.A. that you will inevitably...

Time Waits for no Exchange Student: Choosing between More Travel and More Study

Tue, 2017-10-24 15:30
One of my favorite parts of being abroad is the ability to continue traveling and exploring new...

The Things I Carry

Fri, 2017-10-13 15:19
Every traveler has their own idea of what, when, and how to pack, and most people feel fairly...

Almost Naked and Not Afraid: My Time in the Hammam

Fri, 2017-10-06 14:42
Having been in Morocco for a few weeks, I decided that I wanted to treat myself last weekend, and...

Izzy Blaber ‘19: FOMO

Wed, 2017-09-27 18:59
Studying abroad is amazing in so many ways –it pushes you out of your comfort zone, exposes...

Izzy Blaber ’19: Little Big Shocks (a/k/a, Bring Your Own Toilet Paper)

Wed, 2017-09-20 15:27
When you decide to go abroad, there’s a baseline level of difference that you’re signing up for, no...

How did I end up here?

Tue, 2017-09-12 19:47
Hello! I’m Izzy, a junior Psychology major with intended minors in English and Urban & Community...