It is a known fact that for college students, sleep is a luxury. Western students are no different. There was always a party, a T.V. show or a term paper that was more important than the comfort of a warm bed at a decent hour. Near the end of the semester, this only became more evident as students began feeling the rush of last minute projects and tests. It was very common for busy students to begin seeking supplemental forms of energy. >>Read More
We've been in the air for six hours and the anticipation of that first step onto foreign soil is causing many of my 26 classmates and traveling companions to fidget in the cushioned seats of our overseas flight.
"I just want to land," the girl next to me exclaims, tapping the monitor on the seat in front of her, which shows a tiny plane forever circling the word "London," but never quite covering it.
As she stares at the map, I think about what motivated me to leave the sleepy Midwest and travel to the home of the authors we've been discussing for the last six weeks. >>Read More