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Looking Back: How My Four Years at Gustavus Shaped the Person I am Today

This afternoon I was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest academic honor society. Founded in December 1776, the society recognizes college undergraduates for academic excellence and breadth of coursework, signifying curiosity in a liberal arts and sciences education. Their motto: "Love of learning is the guide of life." Almost four years ago, as … Continue reading Looking Back: How My Four Years at Gustavus Shaped the Person I am Today

Tanzania: A Journey

On December 31st, 2016, I set off on an adventure different from anything I had ever done before. A new country, a new continent, a new ocean, a new hemisphere. I was headed to Tanzania.

Fast forward one month, and I'm not the same person I was when I left. I have enough stories to last years and enough photographs to fill numerous photo albums. Because I wasn't able to document my experiences online while I was abroad, I'm going to create a post of my favorite photos from the trip, accented by highlights taken directly from my personal journal I wrote in every day.