Category Archives: Alaina Thorne: Fall 2014

Alaina Thorne: Fashion District

When I am back home in America, roughly about two to three times out of the week I am wearing sweats with a hoodie or a pullover sweater. Just the idea of being in a pair of warm sweats is … Continue reading

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Alaina Thorne: We’re Almost Halfway There

We have just about reached the midpoint of our study abroad experience in Chengdu, and I must say it has been much of a roller coaster ride. You know that feeling when you first get on a roller coaster, right … Continue reading

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Alaina Thorne: The Bamboo Sea

At 7:30 AM on Thursday, my two classmates and I were on a bus headed to southern China — Yibin to be exact. During the National Holiday, we wanted to travel out of Chengdu, to view a different landscape than … Continue reading

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Alaina Thorne: What To Do In Chengdu

Although I have only been in Chengdu for a month, I have experienced quite a bit such as temples, museums, parks, even the nightlife. But there is a lot more to go out and adventure! A few activities that I … Continue reading

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Alaina Thorne: Learning to Step Out of Your Box

I have been in China for almost three weeks, and I must say it was not the easiest transition nor was it the hardest, but I didn’t let that stop me. Teachers, family, and friends have all told me before … Continue reading

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