Eagle's Eye

Student Q&A with Holden Bibas

October 23, 2013

Filed under Student Profiles, Sustainability, Travel

Name: Holden Bibas Age: 18 Year: Freshman Hometown: Marin County, California Major: Business & Sustainability   When freshman Holden Bibas was 17, he went to Haiti for two months to practice and teach sustainable living and...

Eliza Abroad

October 11, 2012

Lessons the mountains taught me

April 18, 2012

Filed under Feature, Travel

“I think I left my beacon in the truck,” my friend said. The quarter-size snowflakes stuck in his beard as he rifled through his pack. I peered out over the edge of the chute that carved a path down to the frozen lake below. Castle...

Midnight train to Uyuni

April 4, 2012

Filed under Feature, Travel

The veiled woman watched us with careful attention. Perhaps we captivated her by our conversation that at times switched from Spanish to English, or the distinctiveness of our bi-racial portrait—a gangly Americano and a Morena...

Cerro Rico part two: My experience inside an active Bolivian mine

March 21, 2012

Filed under Feature, Travel

My ears popped. I put a finger in each and adjusted my jaw. At that moment a muffled blast shook the mine shaft. Dust and small pebbles bounced off my helmet. “The miners are blasting deeper into the mountain.” Jesus chuckled...

How six days with no plans prepared me for a lifetime of spontaneous travel and strange encounters

March 21, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Travel

by Savannah Hoover Managing Editor Idleness has never been my strong suit. Perhaps that's why I list six states when people ask where I'm from. Perhaps that's why I love to drive. Perhaps that's also why I spontaneously decided ...

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