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Everything but the Kitchen Sink


March 17, 2014

Looking for a place to live here has got me wondering whether the phrase "everything but the kitchen sink" has its origins in Brazil. Apartments and houses for rent in Brazil are generally unfurnished.  That would be fine, except that unfurnished here means that everything that can be removed has be...

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Salvador da Bahia


March 9, 2014

As I wait in Miami International Airport, it's hard to imagine what the next ten months in Brazil have in store. I'm sure now that the experience will be positive, but I wasn't so sure earlier. This summer, the Fulbright program accepted me as an English teaching assistant in Brazil as part of an...

Alumni Find Exciting Work Opportunities Abroad

Alumni Find Exciting Work Opportunities Abroad

Serena Runyan

November 14, 2013

From villages outside of Botswana to Dongying, China, Whitman College alumni are living all over the world to impact the local communities and to learn about themselves. Living abroad offers graduates different ways to develop themselves positively for the future. For Patricia Vanderbilt '12, liv...

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