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Not a universal university experience

As a non-native Spanish speaking student taking classes direct enrollment at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), one of Argentina’s most accredited public universities, I was well-aware that my experience would be very different from what I was used to … Continue reading

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The Uses of University

“Okay wait, so you actually have to pay to go to your school in the United States?” “Well yes, but I get scholarships to help me pay for it.” “That’s not the point. The point is you have to pay … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Thursdays

Thursday has been cancelled due to a scheduling error. Okay, maybe it hasn´t actually been cancelled but it sure feels that way.  Through some strange hiccup in space and time, Thursday in Argentina has become a day in flux, a … Continue reading

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Candid Talks with My Professor, Part 1

Since arriving in Argentina in August, I have received twenty-five International SOS Security Advisories warning me of “anti-government rallies,” “potentially disruptive demonstrations” by unionized teachers and, most recently, “nationwide police strikes over wage disputes.” In fact, as I write in … Continue reading

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