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Nick Yardley
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Global Citizenship: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally
Before we left on the study abroad trip, I always wondered
what it was actually going to be like in London. How were the people going to act
and treat us, what the food was going to be like, worried about being a target
as an American tourist, the money sys...
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Global Competence
What does it mean to be a global citizen? There are many ways
to go about and answer this question but I am going to pick one main topic; global
competence. I believe that global competence is a very important topic when
discussing what it means to be a glo...
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Global Consequences of Local Behaviors
There are several things that I have notice that could be
classified as global consequences of local behaviors. One of the first things I
noticed immediately was the number of people that smoke here. It doesn’t matter
where you walk on the streets, it alway...
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Anit-American Sentiment
After being in London for almost the full two weeks now, I
have definitely expanded my worldview. Besides the different ways of living, I
have noticed an Anti-American sentiment. Throughout our tours and events for
the scheduled days, many of the people hav...
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Day 10 and 11
On Wednesday, which was day ten, we left the hotel at 430am
and went to Paris for the day. The morning was pretty rough on us for it was
cold and it was raining. Michaela, Jessica and I were the only one who brought
umbrellas. Even with the umbrella I froze...
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I am trying to catch up on our days because I am behind.
Monday, we got to watch the Trooping of the Colour rehearsal. This has been a tradition for many years and it is a birthday celebration for the
Queen. I believe the actual event will take place in Jun...
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Day 7
On Sunday, we woke up fairly early and went to Stonehenge. I
did not know very much about Stonehenge prior to the trip, so I was amazed when
our tour guide, Sarah, shared the history about the stones with us. Although
nobody knows exactly who put the stones...
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Day 6
Today was a very long day. We were on out feet most all day
and only got to rest for just a couple short periods. We started the day the by
touring the House of Parliament. Our tour guide informed us that the proper
name of it is the Westminster Palace but ...
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Dear Mom...
I have been doing a little shopping in my free time and I have just made a down payment. I was wondering if you could possibly add a few more dollars to my travelers card? Haha, funny I know. Miss you!
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Day 6
Today was a very long day. We were on out feet most all day
and only got to rest for just a couple short periods. We started the day the by
touring the House of Parliament. Our tour guide informed us that the proper
name of it is the Westminster Palace but ...
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