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Two Worlds Collide

Published by Blake Sun, Stanford Men's Gymnastics
My first week and a half in India has definitely been an exciting one as I’ve started to become more…
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A Little Goes a Long Way

Published by Nathaniel Hernandez, Duke Men's Swimming and Diving
Our first week in India has been nothing short of incredible. From bargaining at the local markets to traveling to…
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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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Shifting Perspectives

Published by Haley Schleicher, Duke Field Hockey
I departed from Norfolk International Airport on July 12th for my 42-hour journey to Yunnan Province, China. My mind was…
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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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7 Days, 7 Lessons Learned

Published by Jacie Lemos, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
1. History is important.  In the first week of this program, much of our schedule has been centered around learning…
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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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Knock Out, Knock In: We’re in it Together

Published by Isabella Duan, Stanford Women's Lightweight Rowing
Having arrived and settled in at the Chinese Exploration and Research Society (CERS) Center around midnight on Saturday, Sunday was…
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