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Entries from May 2015

Puerto Rican Culture and Conversation by Tyler Valinski

May 26th, 2015 · No Comments

On day 7, I had a great time and learned some interesting things about the Puerto Rican way of life. We woke up early and went to Luquillo beach where I had an amazing time. When we arrived, I noticed that most of the residents of Puerto Rico were in the shade. […]

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San Felipe Del Morro Castle by Kelly Moran

May 26th, 2015 · No Comments

Today we got to see the San Felipe Del Morro Castle, ate lunch at La Palmas, and got the chance to explore historical San Juan. To start off the day with the castle was amazing. It was huge with 6 levels with what seemed to mountainous sized steps. The spiral staircases were steep […]

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Visit to the Sister Isolina Center by Melissa Valle

May 26th, 2015 · No Comments

Hola de Puerto Rico!
Today was our service learning day where we had the opportunity to go and visit Sister Isolina’s Center. Arriving at the Center, we were introduced to the new director, Sister Mildred who to our surprise and hers can speak English very well.  She kept apologizing to us, but we […]

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Hola desde Puerto Rico, Luquillo! Day 4 by Melissa Torres

May 26th, 2015 · No Comments

Today we woke up at 6 a.m.  to leave the condo by 7:30 a.m. Let me tell you, it’s difficult waking up so early since I haven’t had an 8 a.m. since first semester, freshmen year. But it’s exciting because it makes our days here feel longer and obviously we don’t want to leave […]

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Visit to the Mayor’s Office by Jessica Bowman

May 26th, 2015 · No Comments

This morning we went to the mayors office and although he could not be there, his secretary answered all of our questions. She told us about one of his projects to rehabilitate the plaza by planting trees to make shade and his other project is to expand on the medical center in Luquillo and […]

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Hola de Puerto Rico by Nicole Sokoloski

May 26th, 2015 · No Comments

Hola de Puerto Rico !  

This morning everyone was up at 6:30 am and getting ready for the day! We ate scrambled eggs and toast for breakfast, thanks to our great Puerto Rico familia! At 8 am, we had traveled to Luquillo town hall (alcaldia). Unfortunately, the mayor couldn’t make it today but […]

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First Day in Ponce by Jacob Murphy

May 26th, 2015 · No Comments

It’s here! 4 a.m. came quick this morning. I was staying in Jersey for the weekend with my friend, another student on the trip so we traveled together to the airport picking up another student along the way. I’ve never flown out of Newark, but I thought it was quite small. After checking […]

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Blog by Morgan Bell

May 26th, 2015 · No Comments

On day one of my Puerto Rico trip I learned many things. A couple of them stood out in my mind, despite the endless traveling. I learned that rich people usually have bars all over their house. we visited a “hillbilly statue” representing living off the land. I also thought it was extremely […]

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Blogs from Puerto Rico Group #2

May 26th, 2015 · No Comments

The second group of students going to Puerto Rico have been posting blogs and pictures!   This group is studying political science with professor Jeff Brauer and sociology of diversity with adjunct faculty, Joyce Avila. Enjoy!!!

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Amazing Day in Luquillo by Brooklyn Welch

May 21st, 2015 · No Comments

Dado. Dado is the Spanish word for selfless or giving; and to me that single word explains so much about our day and the people in it that made our day so amazing. The first thing we did was go to meet the mayor Jesus “Jerry” Marquez Rodriguez at the city hall in […]

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