Stretching at TusStar in China

Hello! My name is Xiaoyu Jin.  My stretch experience starts at TusStar, which is one of the largest business incubators in China.  What is TusStar? What does business incubator do? TusStar is the leading university science park incubator in China. Its holding company is owned by Tsinghua University. TusStar helps startups and scaleups to develop […]

La vie à Grenoble: What could go wrong?

By: John Chmilar We have all heard about the student who went abroad for a semester and came back and tells stories about how it “totally changed their life”. It happens because of all the problems you face! The first thing I realized upon arriving in France is that my French is nowhere near as […]

Stretching myself to the City of Edmonton

When I was 19 I took a semester off and traveled Southeast Asia completely and utterly alone. I was stretched, questioned everything, and saw the most breathtaking sunsets you could ever imagine. When you initially compare staying in a Buddhist Monastery to sitting at a desk all day for the summer, you’d probably think “How […]

Kissing Without Tongue

A Blog Post by Tanisha Kotowich In conjunction with the documentary “Tanisha Takes Ukraine“   In front of you stands a stout man, totaling five feet ten inches; he is as wide as he is tall. The sweat on his face accumulates as rapidly as the Ukrainian words spilling from his mouth. You, with no […]