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Pranzo!

Recently, we all spent an afternoon learning about and preparing food with Guilia and Marco. We were divided into shopping groups to go out and find ingredients in what Guilia calls “Italian shopping”, buying...

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Panem et Circenses

Rome is the kind of city where you can walk in any direction and find political centers, significant contemporary culture, and as much history as you could desire. We were lucky enough to spend...

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Encounters in Transit

This past Monday I found myself in Vicenza, waiting for a train, scared that I was on the wrong platform. With five days of travel and a lot less sleep than I preferred behind...

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Life Bistro

Chemiurgia: Born in America, defines a branch of industry that applies chemistry to deal with the preparation of products exclusively from raw materials and natural resources, using only renewable resources without damaging the environment....

Pieta

Roma

Laocoon: A sculpture with extreme expression. A structure with three figures that have a semblance of fear, suffering, and death. The story of Laocoon, the mere soul of the sculpture expresses its story on its...

Roman Death

Firenze

Perseus and Medusa What emotionless expression remains as a stain on the head without a body, in the hands, of Perseus instead At his feet, a corpse, of a monster once loved or known...

Detail

Siena

Romulus and Remus: The Twins who, according to local legend, were the founders of Rome and Sienna. Romulus: Rome. The twins with the she-wolf mother. This image, the twins suckling on the she-wolf mother,...

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Studenti Di Alabastro

  Alabaster: a translucent form of gypsum or calcite.   There is a strong bond between a student and a teacher. Especially when you both understand each other without speaking a word of the...

Volterra

Volterra

On this trip as a class we walked throughout Volterra to get a real feel on how historical and antique this location is. We walked up the bell tower in the Palazzo and a...