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May 28, 2015 - Posted by Mares, Kelly M - no comments

There is a saying that I am sure everyone knows, “There is no such thing as perfection.” I believed in this saying wholeheartedly growing up. Perfection was something worked at,…

May 28, 2015 - Posted by Bartol-Byers, Cierra L - no comments

Our first week at the School for the Visually Impaired is more than I could have imagined. When you arrive, you fall in love with the kids. Your heart breaks…

May 28, 2015 - Posted by Haelfrisch, Kelsey C - no comments

I can’t believe we are about half way into our trip already! Today we had some free time and Prof. Li found a place for those of us who were…

May 27, 2015 - Posted by Sutherland, Abbey - no comments

After talking to the team, Florence seemed to be a crowd favorite, and it is very easy to understand why. We started our walk into the city along beautiful River…

May 27, 2015 - Posted by Haelfrisch, Kelsey C - no comments

Hello from Tianjin, China! As of Monday, May 25 we have arrived in Tianjin, China. We are staying at a hotel in walking distance to Tianjin University. With the help…

May 27, 2015 - Posted by Sutherland, Abbey - no comments

The volleyball squads boarded the bus and headed toward the Mar Terrerian Coast for their first exhibition matches against Italian squads. There was a lot of traffic as we headed…

May 26, 2015 - Posted by Mares, Kelly M - no comments

I never imagined standing at the airport at 3 a.m. would have the potential to be so thrilling. I suppose I never saw myself standing at the airport, with seven…

May 26, 2015 - Posted by Haelfrisch, Kelsey C - no comments

Hello UWSP from China! We have all safely made it to China and enjoyed our first few days! We are a part of a three-week trip where we will be…

May 26, 2015 - Posted by Bartol-Byers, Cierra L - no comments

As the summer begins, every Pointer has a different plan. Some will take a summer English course, others will work at day camps, and maybe a few are even planning…

May 26, 2015 - Posted by Sutherland, Abbey - no comments

Arrival in Rome First sign that it was going to be a great trip: no luggage lost! The group boarded the charter bus and headed straight to Rome for some…