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Point Park in Spain

IMG_4158Our former apprentice Sara Payne is in Spain and Portugal this month with Point Park University’s International Media course. She and other journalism students are blogging about their experiences. Here are some snippets from their travels…

Sara Payne
Sara Payne

Sara Payne

“There are so many nuances that a foreign visitor to the bullfighting ring might miss. The crowd is constantly judging the bull and the matador. Clapping is good; whistling is bad. A president is in control and decides when the right move along.” Read more…

 

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Alicia Green

Alicia Green

“There was a room that was made of all porcelain. I wanted to get a picture of it, but no photographs were allowed. I thought it was cool that a lot of the rooms in the palace were still used today by the royal family such as the Gala Dining Room, the chapel of the palace, and the throne room. It was weird to think that some of the rooms I was standing in were the same places the royal family held special occasions throughout the year.” Read more…

 

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Anthony Mendicino

Anthony Mendicino

“The United States is a relatively new country. So, living there all your life almost makes you think history began in 1776. This is obviously not true. American history is a spectacular one, one full of horrible, tragic and valiant stories. But it simply does not compare to where we were today. In Segovia, there are park benches older than the States.” Read more…

 

 

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Ashley Kolumban

Ashley Kolumban

“It was all worth it after we stood atop the Valley of the Fallen, a memorial for the fallen Spanish soldiers during the Civil War. Up where the mountains are covered with snow, we looked down at the beautiful city below before entering a place of worship.” Read more…

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