Living Without Transportation by Chaz

Posted by on Jul 12, 2014 in Global Simulation
Living Without Transportation by Chaz

Augustine of Hippo once opined, “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” (Slimbach, 2010).   Traveling is emotionally and conceptually romantic.  It embraces all senses on a road to discovery, not just of a place, but also of self.  Travel in essence, then, is education.  I know, […]

Living Without A Bed by Matt

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014 in Global Simulation
Living Without A Bed by Matt

Sleep.  Now in high school, sleep is the enemy that keeps you from staying out later with your friends.  In college, your nemesis preventing you from accomplishing the necessary all-night cram session before exams. And in post-graduate life, your back-up to a night without plans.  But in parenthood…  …Sleep is bliss.  It’s the best and […]

Living Without Hygiene Products by Kristina

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Global Simulation
Living Without Hygiene Products by Kristina

From labels to categories. And from traits to compartmentalization. In Blink, Malcolm Gladwell depicted a spectrum of ways in which we thin-slice our daily experiences, examining the successes and drawbacks of gauging (sometimes to a more accurate degree than others) first impressions on the fly. Internalizing associations, we create conscious and unconscious assumptions. Starbucks cup? […]

Why I Keep Doing Global Simulations by CHIP…

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Global Simulation

This week is a pretty quiet week on the campus where I head to work every day…most of our students are home working or traveling or sleeping…and several of the staff I work alongside of in Student Development have the month of July off…I’m busy doing lots of prep and details and planning and thinking […]

Living Without Purchasing Food by Jen

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Global Simulation
Living Without Purchasing Food by Jen

I spent this past Wednesday participating in Refugee for a Week by not purchasing food or going out to eat. Since I was also sick on Wednesday, I didn’t really do too much of anything, besides sleep. I don’t typically go out to eat a lot, and being sick, I didn’t really notice the temptation […]