A Primer for Student Travel

Traveling internationally is one of the most rewarding, frustrating, exhilarating, humbling, and educational endeavors one can pursue. I haven’t met many people, once they’ve put an overseas trip or two behind them, who expressed no interest whatsoever in doing it again. I’ve been fortunate to share these kinds of experiences with a few of my colleagues […]

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WTAsia2015: Getting to South Korea

The WTAsia2015 Travel Writing study abroad course is in the books! Thirteen West Texas A&M University students (and two faculty members) got up crazy early on Tuesday, May 19, to start the long journey from Amarillo, Texas, to South Korea. Here we are awaiting our flight out of Amarillo: We spent the spring semester studying […]

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Writing in My Books

I was checking my Twitter page tonight when I saw a tweet in which someone commented on another person reading a Kindle. You know — Amazon’s electronic reader. That got me thinking about annotation. I’m ashamed to say that it took me years — well into my college studies — before I got into the […]

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