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Connecting With Culture

Published by Nate Hartley (Duke Men’s Swimming and Diving) and Carolina Sculti (Stanford Women’s Swimming and Diving)
We arrived in Shangri-La almost one week ago, where we are staying at the Chinese Exploration & Research Society Center…
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Enriching Experiences

Published by Sarah Nelson (Duke Women's Volleyball) and Hannah Howell (Stanford Women's Softball)
We are staying in a guest house in Gordon’s Bay, about 45 minutes west of Cape Town. The community we…
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When Two Worlds Collide

Published by Kate Kutzer, Duke Women's Track and Field
Besides the historical architecture and amazing food, the thing that has interested me most about our stay in India is…
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Our Trip to a Local Monastery

Published by Mikaela Watson, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
Four days after arriving in Shangri-La, China, we took a trip to a local monastery about an hour from the…
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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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Video: “ACE Vietnam 2018”

Published by Sophia Solé, Stanford Women's Sailing
The three weeks I spent in Vietnam were some of the “best days of my life.” I’m so fortunate to…
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Reflections Through Routine

Published by Jake Koffman, Stanford Men's Track & Field
On most weekday mornings—barring downpour or exhaustion—Mitch, Jillian and I wake up at 4:45am and are out the door at…
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10 Things I’ve Learned from You

Published by Amelia Smith, Stanford Beach Volleyball and Max Feldman, Duke Men's Soccer
Coming to South Africa to work with children, we all expected to learn from the people we worked with since…
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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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