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Princeton Bridge Year Senegal 2017-18

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Princeton Bridge Year Senegal 2017-18


BYSenegal Group on International Flights

Elizabeth Johnson, Participant

Dear Friends and Families, We received notice from staff that the BYSenegal group has successfully passed through security in the Dakar airport and students are getting ready to board their respective flights. Just a note of gratitude for your......Read More


Collective Poem: How Was Senegal?

Bridge Year Senegal Participants, Participant

How Was Senegal? Nine months of learning outside of the classroom, that taught me more than information— I began to walk with words of wisdom. I built a family— an entire trilingual support system. There was rarely a moment when I felt lonely.......Read More


Transference: A Turning Towards Home

Jenny Wagner, Participant

Today there is no clip-clop of hooves on the street beneath my balcony. The sandy streets of Yoff are enveloped in a muffled calm. It’s the first Friday of the Holy Month of Ramadan and shops here are mostly closed. There is no late morning mortar......Read More


An Excursion Summary

Benjamin Roberts, Participant

Our excursion has come to a close, and so I share with you a little of our activities. We enjoyed our introduction to the Sine-Saloum Delta at Keur Bamboung, which gave us time to take in the beautiful environment and to reflect. Highlights include......Read More