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Monday, May 27, 2024
May 27 , 2024

Experiencing culture shock in Morocco

The MV Explorer has officially left Europe and has made it to its first African port, Morocco! Morocco was a whirlwind of new sounds, smells, sights and tastes. On the first day, we left the ship in C...

Olá Portugal, adiós Spain

I had some of the most fun and jam-packed few days in Portugal and Spain since being on Semester At Sea. I was exhausted from not sleeping the night before; I had been sliding up and down in my bed fr...

Studying in the classroom and exploring in port

It’s been a whirlwind of nearly a month. The MV Explorer has already docked in its first five ports—England, Russia, Germany, Belgium and France—and we’ve had 12 class days while at sea. While it has ...

Goodbye, Dublin. Hello, Lisbon.

We are currently sailing on our way to Lisbon, Portugal from Dublin, Ireland. Dublin was a tough port to leave since the fun we had there seemed to be shared by everyone. It was hard for me to wave...

Semester at Sea teaches valuable lesson in an untraditional environment

This August, 574 other college students and I walked up the gangway and aboard the MV Explorer for the very first time – the ship that we would call home for the next four months. We were about ...

Drive-ins feature free movies

Hurricane Productions is going to new heights to entertain UM students by screening movies at the top of the Pavia Garage. In February, HP, the Cinematic Arts Commission and Canes Night Live will h...

Canes Carnival

Sebastian who? UM’s beloved Ibis may be upstaged on Friday by some rubber ducks and a towering Ferris wheel on the Foote Green. For the 10th straight year, Canes Night Live will host Canes Carn...

Boston Marathon tragedy shocks, saddens nation

From the age of 5 until he was 18, junior Jason Green didn’t miss a single Marathon Monday in Boston. Green, who is from the nearby suburb Newton, felt a range of emotions as he learned about what ...

Alumnus launches EDM-inspired clothing line

Last year, Ryan Simone was struggling with what many college seniors are struggling with today – finding a job after graduation. But last year during his senior year at UM, Simone embraced his inner e...

WVUM DJ turns up volume with her passion

Senior Katie Sullivan can always be found at her second home, the WVUM studio, from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays. “Being a DJ helped me find balance within the hectic, sometimes crazy life of a colle...

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