Noelle Turtur

CONTRIBUTIONS

Free to fail

While high-stakes American exams put pressure on students to succeed in one sitting, the Italian alternative is worse.

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October 29, 2013

A place to call home

Constant change during college leaves us with more than one home.

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October 18, 2013

A new home in a different world

Though difficult at times, the experience of a year abroad will no doubt prove unimaginably valuable and rewarding.

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June 8, 2013

Lost in documentation

In Italy, a trip to the library is an education in navigating the tedium of bureaucracy.

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May 17, 2013

Procession of faith

Italian Good Friday celebration reveals that rituals can build community.

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April 26, 2013

Final assessment

Mamma mia! Exams at UChicago don’t have anything on the nervewracking Italian style of testing.

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March 8, 2013

Concealing a raging election

Election season in Italy is marked by an eerie silence unfamiliar to participants of the vocal culture of American politics.

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February 21, 2013

Making change manifest

Right to demonstrate provides valuable opportunity to speak up about your future—in any language.

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February 7, 2013

Life of a different mind

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January 31, 2013

American expatriotism

An experience with a new culture can force you to reexamine your relationship with your own.

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January 17, 2013