Erin Wade ’16 went on the mini-term to London, England. The London Mini-Term revolves around theater and dance. Wade personally attended 11 different shows while she was there, with eight scheduled through Union. But, she said, “What I enjoyed most was the amazing food at the Christmas markets.”
Andy Zou ’17 went on the mini-term to New Zealand. The New Zealand Mini-Term focuses on renewable energy development and enviromental management. “My two favorite activities were sandboarding — which is similar to snowboarding except it is on sand dunes — and waterfall jumping,” said Zou.
Chelsea Rodriguez ’18 went on the mini-term to Egypt. The Egypt Mini-Term focuses on studying ancient Egyptian history by visiting different historic locations in the country. Rodriguez said, “My favorite thing was visiting the pyramids in Cairo. It felt surreal standing in front of so many years of history.”
Annie Kundert ’16 went on the mini-term to Egypt. She traveled all around the country, including Alexandria, Aswan and the Red Sea. Out of all of the things she did, she said, “My favorite thing was seeing the three Great Pyramids of Giza, climbing on them, going inside one and riding a camel around them.”
Nurisha Rodriguez ’17 went on the mini-term to Cuba. The Cuba Mini-Term is new this year, and focuses on the history, politics and culture of Cuba. While in Cuba, Rodriguez particularly enjoyed “snorkeling in the Caribbean Sea and seeing a coral reef.” She said, “I also learned a lot more about the Cuban Revolution.”
Julianne Loree ’18 went on the New Hampshire Presidential Primary Mini-Term to study the upcoming “first in the nation” primary. “My favorite thing was the fact that I was able to meet with so many presidential candidates,” she said. She also enjoyed “taking in the politcal atmosphere and culture of NH.”