Lessons learned

For those of you who don’t know, I came back from Bosnia and immediately had to start back at school, internships, and organization planning as well as preparing to move and starting a new job. It was really intense to come back to a place that hadn’t changed at all ...

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Favorite Event of My Summer in Sarajevo

My favorite event would have to be the show the city put on for the 100 year anniversary of the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Even though I am short so I could not even see the show, this was my favorite event because it was unlike anything you would ...

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Favorite Event of My Summer in Sarajevo

My favorite event would have to be the show the city put on for the 100 year anniversary of the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Even though I am short so I could not even see the show, this was my favorite event because it was unlike anything you would ...

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9 Things I will Miss

Since I only have 9 days left in Sarajevo, I have decided to post 9 things I will miss the most in Bosnia. 9. Being able to walk everywhere! 8. Not being in a hurry to get anywhere. 7. Eight KM 3D movies… that is about $5.60 for you Americans. 6. The pekara – ...

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Srebrenica

Students in the United States read about genocide and ethnic cleansing, especially during World War II, but we see that as being in the past and as a reminder not to let it happen again. Yet, less than twenty years ago it did happen again here in Bosnia. It is ...

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Many Photos are Worth More than a Thousand words

This past week a few of us who did not participate in the Peace March went to the main street in order to pay tribute to those who had lost their lives at Srebrenica and had been identified to be buried at this year’s memorial service. It was a very ...

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Bosnia 2014-07-10 05:53:00

As Jillian would say, this is the year of the doner. I have made it my mission to find the best doner in town because so far it has been my favorite food. There are several things I look for when looking for the best doner. 1. The bread – In ...

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Compare and contrast Legal Internships

I wish all law internships in the states were like my internship in Bosnia. At first they stated they needed me to sign a contract about the amount of hours I would work every week and an agreement that it was volunteer work so I wasn’t getting payment and I ...

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First Impressions before Summer Internships Begin

When it came time for the first class to end and the summer program to start it was sad to see all of my new friends go but it was nice to have a slower pace. The two-week class was an intense program filled with fun activities but for the ...

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First Impressions before Summer Internships Begin

When it came time for the first class to end and the summer program to start it was sad to see all of my new friends go but it was nice to have a slower pace. The two-week class was an intense program filled with fun activities but for the ...

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