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Don’t worry, everyone — I’ve finally made it to Budapest. I’d like to take this opportunity to draw on both my past and more recent travels: I have come to notice how being a tourist, both conspicuous and inconspicuous, can influence a traveling experience. I’ve compiled a guide of things I’ve been keeping in mind over here. Now, to be clear, I’m writing this for how I prefer to take in a new place. I...

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As I boarded the plane for Managua, Nicaragua this spring break, I wasn’t sure what to expect from the upcoming trip. As part of a course called International Issues in Health and the Environment, I knew the trip would help us learn more about grassroots health initiatives in Nicaragua and how they apply to the concepts we learned about in class. A country experiencing an increasingly dictatorial government and a controversial dam construction project, Nicaragua...

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This semester, the geosciences department will offer a variety of experiential learning opportunities for students interested in the field. “We try to have field trips in virtually every class we teach. It’s not 100 percent, but it’s close, and typically, more advanced courses have longer and more advanced field trips in them, so most of our introductory courses have one-day trips,” said Glenn Kroeger, associate professor of geosciences. “For example, we teach a course called...

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Neuroscience major research partners Anna Rigodanzo and Ryan Reusch are making big waves in neuroscience research under the direction of Kimberley Phillips, professor of psychology. In the spring of 2016, Rigodanzo and Reusch joined Phillips’ lab. Rigodanzo reflects that she and Reusch didn’t know each other very well, but they were the only two underclassmen students in the lab. Now, the research duo has been working together for two years, which has included two summers...

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The Tiger football team started their 2017 campaign with a tough loss to 25th-ranked University of Redlands on Saturday, Sept. 1. Around 60 members of the team geared up and traveled to Redlands, California for the opening game. The Tigers had a long trip to The Golden State; they had a three hour flight into Los Angeles and a three hour bus ride into Redlands. “The traveling was a blast,” said junior offensive lineman Joel...