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It started when I saw a guy in a Wisconsin badgers sweatshirt. My initial reaction was to wonder why in the world Mexicans care about American college sports, but I also can’t explain why Americans care either, so there you go. 888 more words

Halfway around the world: Moving and emotions

When it comes to missing family members, friends, pets, my house, my city, my hometown, etc., I don’t immediately. I tend not to cry in the face of change or leaving and I definitely don’t cry at airports. 426 more words


Thank you, mom

By Savannah Harrelson

Director of Public Relations


At ASU, there are so many resources and support systems. From first-year success coaches and community assistants… 398 more words

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The Haunting Call of Home

Yet hints come to me from the realm unknown;

Airs drift across the twilight border land,

Odoured with life; and as from some far strand… 1,189 more words

Warning: Sentimental post ahead

They say, the first step to resolving any issue is acknowledging the problem.

A friend, in the early stages of her own expat journey, recently asked me “did I find that every now and then very unexpectedly, did I get very homesick?” 875 more words


Finding Familiarity in Siena: Bonding over Homesickness While Studying Abroad

By Colby Wood

SIENA, ITALY — I am currently sitting in a very unfamiliar Munich airport, all alone, waiting for my plane to arrive. It was scheduled to be here about two hours ago. 659 more words