Where Did All the Denisonians Go?

Navigating the online learning experience and personal life in the midst of COVID-19

Denison student experiences during a rare pandemic

Written by Seyeong Hanlim ’23

Note: This post was originally submitted for publication in May 2020, so some information may be out of date. 

Seyeong Hanlim ’23 (writer) moved to a friend’s home in California in the middle of the night upon Denison’s campus shutdown, March 2020.

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Studying Abroad: On and Off The Hill

Written by Isabella Antonelli ’20, Nha Le ’21, and Casey Trimm ’20

Studying abroad is one of the greatest opportunities students can have to completely immerse themselves in another culture and learn about the world outside of themselves. For some students, that means leaving The Hill, while for others that means coming to The Hill. We spoke with six students at Denison: three of whom are from the United States and studied in other countries (Iceland, Cameroon, and South Africa) and three students who are from abroad (China, Thailand, and The Netherlands) to compare their experiences of homesickness, culture shock, and strategies to feel at home wherever you are. 

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