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Wednesday January 20th

Study Abroad



Sophomore Morehead-Cain Scholar Ruth Samuel poses in front of the Plaza de España. "Here’s me on my second day in Spain in front of the Plaza de España in Sevilla, where Game of Thrones (and I think Star Wars) has been filmed!"

The untold truth of being Black and studying abroad

Studying abroad as a Black student is a very different experience from studying abroad as a white student. Some students are forced to face situations where they are the only Black person in their region and treated as an oddity, and oftentimes they lack advisers who understand their problems. 

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