Stretching Before The Stretch

By Moe Khan There are many parts to my stretch experience that i would like to highlight. But i think one important aspect that i did not get to highlight in any other piece of work submitted towards my stretch is the preparation of my stretch experience and how I knew it was the right […]

International Indigenous Collaboration

Welcome to My Stretch Experience! Introduction Before I get into the specific details and outcomes of my project, I want start off by introducing myself. I would also like to take this opportunity to give the appropriate background information for those who do not know what a “stretch experience” is. My name is Kaitlyn Walcheske, […]

Entering Ecuador

by Kevin Wang As I sat down in my seat on my flight to Ecuador, I started to panic. As I heard the other passengers around me speaking in Spanish, it was finally starting to hit me. I was leaving the Western world I was used to and heading into a vastly different, unknown world. […]

Beauty and the Beast

San Pedro, Belize is a small Caribbean city located on an island; just a few miles from the second largest coral reef in the world. In the air or on the ground, the beauty of the sandy beaches with its cool, clear waves along with the stereotypical palm trees providing some shades from the warm […]

Motivation from Devastation: My Midpoint Report

  Halfway through my internship with Child Family Health International (CFHI) in India, my perspective of public health not only broadened my scope of the world intellectually and professionally but emotionally and spiritually. In the first three weeks of my program, I analyzed multiple Non-government organizations that provide healthcare resources and programs for member’s impoverished […]

Instrumental Gestures

My name is Colton Chacalias and I spent a portion of my summer in Belgrade Serbia. My girlfriend and I attended an Ethnographic Sensibility Field School to study, and experience, Serbian culture. 6 weeks was enough to make it feel like my second home. We lived with a host family, and quickly transformed from guests […]

Discovering Dresden & Challenging my Character

The weeks leading up to my stretch experience were among the busiest and most stressful weeks of my life. In a sudden mood of adventure and curiosity, I decided to spend my summer in Germany to improve my language skills and gain some experience working in industry. It’s funny that during the school year, we’re […]