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Students Head Out of State, and Country, For Conferences

Ellen Ivens-Duran
April 21
Filed under NEWS

Spring has come to Walla Walla, and with spring comes a mass movement of students to academic conferences all over the United States, with some even heading out of the country to present their research. Students often have autonomy when it comes to conference travel. Senior Maya Volk, a sociology major whos...

ISP Reflections: Part 2

Maya Volk
January 13
Filed under BLOGS, From Sweet Onions to Satay: Adventures in Indonesia

Although my last post promised a follow-up on how my ISP ended, as you may notice I've taken a little longer to post again. I'm not sure if I'm even technically allowed to keep posting as I have returned from being abroad, but after trying multiple time to write this post and failing, I realized th...

ISP Reflections: Part 1

Maya Volk
December 20
Filed under BLOGS, From Sweet Onions to Satay: Adventures in Indonesia

Greetings blog followers! Due to a busy schedule and broken computer, I was unable to post this blog when I first wrote it. However, both of these problems have since been solved, and although my program has ended, I will be posting my last few posts over the next few days. First, I'm going to travel...

Jalan-jalan ke Java

Maya Volk
October 17
Filed under BLOGS, From Sweet Onions to Satay: Adventures in Indonesia, Off-Campus Blogs, Web Only

Hello blog readers! I hope you all haven't started to think that I was eaten by a giant gecko (tokek) or chicken (ayam) or duck (bebek) or mosquito (nyamok), because I'm very much alive and well in Bali. I have been back from Java for about a week and a half, but in that time I have taken two mid...

Week one: Surviving the Drop-Off

Week one: Surviving the Drop-Off

Maya Volk
September 15
Filed under From Sweet Onions to Satay: Adventures in Indonesia, Off-Campus Blogs, Web Only

Note: This post was written a few days ago, but with finicky internet it's only getting posted now. My apologies! Hello readers! After being in Bali for a week, I have so much to write about! Each morning at the puri I wake up at sunrise, thanks to a call to prayer (Hindu version, stolen from the Mu...

Bali or Bust!

Maya Volk
August 30
Filed under From Sweet Onions to Satay: Adventures in Indonesia, Off-Campus Blogs, Web Only

Greetings blog readers! My name is Maya and I've volunteered to document my adventures as I study abroad in Indonesia (specifically on Bali) this fall semester. I am a rising junior studying sociology and psychology, but I also love to read, write, and hang out with my wonderful friends both at home...

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