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New Teammates

Published by Veronica Brtek, Duke Women's Cross Country and Track & Field; Haley Schleicher, Duke Field Hockey; and Mikaela Watson, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
Due to the variety of sports that are represented on this trip, most of us assumed that we would be…
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“Kicking It” with the 2018 ACE in China Team

Published by Riley Hickman, Duke Men’s Swimming and Diving and Jacie Lemos, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
This summer, ACE students voted on a sports-related theme to document across all four programs.  For summer 2018, "kicks" or…
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Unfamiliar Roadblocks

Published by Veronica Brtek, Duke Women's Cross Country & Track and Field
Despite being in a foreign country where we are faced with language barriers and constant stares, what has made me…
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Finding a Purpose

Published by Sydnei Murphy, Duke Women's Track & Field
One moment. A snapshot. A humbling experience. An occasion that stuck with me. One instance that gave me a purpose.…
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Unbreakable Ties

Published by Sydnei Murphy, Duke Women's Track and Field and Aleeza Yu, Stanford Women's Gymnastics
In writing a paired-blog, we could talk about something extremely basic like our differences. For example, how one of us…
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The Language Hurdle

Published by Sydnei Murphy, Duke Women's Track and Field
It was not until about our third day on project that the language barrier became a problem. If it had…
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A Lesson in Intangibles

Published by MacKenzie Kerr, Duke Women's Track and Field
I found it amusing, as I stared at the screen in the headrest in front of my plane seat, that…
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