Challenges

Hi all! Sorry this post is a bit late; I got caught up in finals week work and forgot to post some but I’m making up for it on the train ride to Scotland! The biggest challenge I faced was the first week after arrival. On the trip here, my luggage got lost AND my…

Week 2: First few weeks abroad

Hello again from London!! I hope this blog post finds everyone in good spirits and enjoying the sites of one’s community. My first few weeks abroad have been very interesting and put my life back at home in perspective. My study abroad experience has not been what I thought it was going to be. My…

Week 2: expectations

Hi everyone! Greetings from London!! We’re deep in the grind of class time and the struggle of work is setting in. We just visited Stonehenge and Bath, and being enriched in this history was immensely powerful to me. Connecting to my English heritage in that way was incredibly important to me. I expected more trips…

Week 1: Where we live

Hello Pitt Honors Blog! I have officially wrapped my first week of classes off, and things are off to a great start! The coursework is interesting and the professors really care about the students. The school center where we learn is about a 30 minute tube ride from our accommodations. Our accommodations are gorgeous; there…

Day 3 Blog: Wrongful Convictions

Hi guys! It’s end of day 3 of my trip, and boy has it been a whirlwind! Some issues with TSA and the flight led me to not have any suitcases or clothes or supplies nor a functioning laptop. My suitcases are still lost as of this post and the screen of my laptop is…

Introduction: Tri Raynes

Hi everyone! My name is Tri Raynes (any pronouns), and I am a junior GSWS BPhil student with a Public and Professional Writing certificate. I grew up in Cleveland, OH (go Browns!) and I had never been to Europe before my upcoming study abroad! I’m traveling to London to study Wrongful Convictions since I hope…