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Princeton Bridge Year Senegal 2017-18

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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

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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

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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

WTBD Yaks from Senegal

Princeton Bridge Year Senegal 2017-18

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Spring Excursion Itinerary

Benjamin Roberts, Participant

This is the itinerary for our spring excursion, defined by the role it plays in the x-phase, the time of year when the students take charge. As such, this excursion is entirely student planned. Our destination is the Sine-Saloum region, an area with......Read More