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ATFUS: Morocco!

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Happy to be in Casablanca!
Hi everyone! It's nice to be back here after Spring Academic Travel. Morocco was SO cool, wow, what an adventure! It was very different from any other Academic Travels I've done, and although it couldn't surpass my first and most favorite travel, to London with Professor Peat; studying music and culture with Professor Saveau all over Morocco was definitely one for the books. We visited so many beautiful places, including Marrakech, Fez, Meknes, Essaouira, and Casablanca. My favorite city was Essaouira  on the coast. It had a very unique feel and a beautiful aesthetic, I had never even heard of the city pre-travel! It was nice to be able to go to the beach and eat the local fish, which was caught that day, right off the coast. Talk about fresh!
Goats in a tree! (?)
We went to Morocco to study music and were lucky enough to see many performances by all different groups of Moroccan musicians. I was very impressed by our Professor's ability to arran…

FUS Student Perspectives

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For this week's post, I thought it would be fun to turn the tables and interview my fellow classmates about their thoughts on studying at Franklin. Everyone has such a unique story and it's interesting to see how students decide to come to Franklin and how they've grown as people since then. I decided to choose one student from each grade to really showcase the variety of students and see how they connect within the Franklin community!

I'm thrilled to kick off my interviews with Dilan, a first-year student from Potomac, Maryland, USA.
Dilan! First of all, how did you hear about Franklin University Switzerland? My aunt actually graduated from here in the '90's, and my sister is currently a junior here as well. I guess it just runs in the family!
I know you're only a first-year student, but what has been your favorite aspect of the school so far?  Definitely my residence. I live in Panera, which is a residence where many first-year students live. The people I live…