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Replay of web chat with C-SC group

January 9, 2014 0 Comments
Replay of web chat with C-SC group

Click to join our one-hour live web chat with students, staff and faculty who recently returned from an eight-day trip to Cuba.  

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VIDEO: Our Cuban Experience

December 24, 2013 2 Comments
VIDEO: Our Cuban Experience

Jen Roberts produced this video highlighting the Culver-Stockton College group’s experience in Cuba. This will be the final blog post. Thanks for following the students, staff and faculty!

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Back home: We’ll miss Cuba’s hospitality, music, food

December 24, 2013 1 Comment
Back home: We’ll miss Cuba’s hospitality, music, food

Editor’s Note: Herald-Whig Reporter Edward Husar will have a wrap-up of the group’s trip to Cuba in the Thursday, Dec. 26, Saturday, Dec. 28, edition of The Herald-Whig. Also, mark your calendars for a live web chat with the students, staff and faculty from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, on this blog. […]

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Taking in the breathtaking Cuban countryside

December 18, 2013 1 Comment
Taking in the breathtaking Cuban countryside

Editor’s Note: The Culver-Stockton College group is back from their Cuba trip, but we’re still bringing you updates and photos on this blog because Jen Roberts was unable to provide daily updates during the last part of the trip due to lack of Internet access. This is her post from Dec. 10: We left Havana […]

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Experiencing Cuba’s culture: Art, art and more art

December 17, 2013 2 Comments
Experiencing Cuba’s culture: Art, art and more art

Editor’s Note: The Culver-Stockton College group is back from their Cuba trip, but we’re still bringing you updates and photos on this blog because Jen Roberts was unable to provide daily updates during the last part of the trip due to lack of Internet access. This is her post from Dec. 9: Art, art and […]

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Travel study in Cuba has been ‘life changing’

December 16, 2013 1 Comment
Travel study in Cuba has been ‘life changing’

Editor’s Note: The Culver-Stockton College group’s Internet access was cut off during the latter part of their trip, which is why Jen Roberts was unable to provide daily updates this past week. But Jen wrote daily and we will be sharing those posts with you this week. By Jen Roberts Our travel study in Cuba […]

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Exploring unique geography and discovering how rural Cubans live

December 11, 2013 4 Comments
Exploring unique geography and discovering how rural Cubans live

By Jen Roberts One unavoidable fact of traveling to a country like Cuba is the uncertainty of telecommunications, which is why I haven’t been able to send as frequent or detailed updates. On Tuesday, the group left for Viñales Valley, an outstanding karst landscape on the island in which traditional methods of agriculture (notably tobacco-growing) […]

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Cuba’s mourning of Mandela changes itinerary

December 10, 2013 1 Comment
Cuba’s mourning of Mandela changes itinerary

By Jen Roberts I apologize for the delay in posting. I was told that Cuba shut down access to the Internet early Sunday morning in honor of Nelson Mandela, and it just came back on Monday evening. I had thought about trying to venture out into the city in search of phone service, because I […]

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Quite a day: Hemingway, cigars and the ballet

December 9, 2013 3 Comments
Quite a day: Hemingway, cigars and the ballet

By Jen Roberts Reflecting on Saturday, Dec. 7 Our first full day exploring Havana was amazing! We are all in awe of the city’s beauty. It is the most romantic place I have ever seen. Everywhere you go you see couples in love, strolling hand in hand and many times passionately embracing. The people are […]

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The first night: ‘We had all already fallen in love with Cuba’

December 7, 2013 12 Comments
The first night: ‘We had all already fallen in love with Cuba’

By Jen Roberts We are finally in Cuba and I already don’t want to leave! Surprisingly, the security check point leaving Cancun, Mexico, seemed much more relaxed than in America. Once we were through we boarded our plane and after only a hour we finally arrived in Cuba. Once in the airport we headed toward […]

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