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Summer 2019, Carleton College

Recent Travels

Where we’ve been, where we’re going, and what we’ve learned

Cambridge, Our Cambridge

Cambridge, Our Cambridge

I'm writing this blog post at Heathrow airport having accidentally gotten here 3 hours early. Eating a bag of Walkers with a roll of Digestives in my backpack, it seems like as good a time as any to reflect on my time in Cambridge this summer. When I first got to...

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Saying Goodbye to Cambridge

Saying Goodbye to Cambridge

When I came to Carleton I never thought I would have the opportunity to go abroad with a program that so closely fits my interests. As a computer science major pursuing a history minor, I never thought a program would exist that could combine these two subjects and so...

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Almost home (kind of)

Almost home (kind of)

I'll explain this picture later Hello dear readers, I hope you're having a good time following our blog. I'm sure you will all be crushed to hear that there are only a few more posts left before we all come home. But turn that frown upside-down, dear reader, because...

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Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sex

Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sex

Hello, my name is Narun Raman and I am the sole rising Senior on this program (I have been awarded senior citizen status, the perks are worth it, to be honest). After traveling for the past few weeks, we are in Cambridge for the remainder of our stay in England. We...

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Reflection

Reflection

King's College, Cambridge Last weekend, as you can see in Cole's post, we took a trip to the city of Manchester. After over two full weeks of traveling around England and France, it seemed fitting that we only had three nights back in Cambridge before hitting the road...

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Moving on to Manchester

Moving on to Manchester

Welcome, friends of the blog and beyond It's been a busy week since the beginning of our midterm break. After returning to Cambridge for a couple of days, the group packed up and prepared for another excursion. The destination this time: Manchester. The welcome sign...

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Return to Cambridge

Return to Cambridge

Portion of PL/I sample code After weeks of traveling, including spending midterm break in London, it was time to head back to Cambridge. After an uneventful train ride (which fortunately occurred just two days before King’s Cross was shut down during a power outage),...

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My Midterm Break in Wales

My Midterm Break in Wales

The view of the valley while descending from Snowdon. We just wrapped up our midterm break which was from August 3rd-6th, and I was one of the many students who decided to use this time for some extra traveling. Dylan, James, and I wanted to see a more rural part of...

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Exploring London and Oxford

Exploring London and Oxford

The past few weeks have been full of travel, and the past few days nearing our mid-term break have been no exception. On August 1, we made a trip to Oxford to see original Ada Lovelace documents through the Oxford University Archives. This included seeing letters...

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