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The Countryside: On Preserving a Slow-Paced Lifestyle

Editors: Jules, Patrick and Hazel. The Perception of Country Life by Students Living in The City It is easy to be swept up in the rapid pace of the big cities in France, but to find a little calm, one … Continue reading

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Does a Romantic France Exist?

Editors: Elizabeth and Titi. Does a Romantic France Exist? This is the big question of a large amount of students from Dickinson. One student expressed her sentiments on the question by saying, “Before my trip here and trips within France, … Continue reading

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The Urban Space in France

Editors : Anna, Emma, Sophie, Charlie and Josh Sine their arrival in France, the students have had the opportunity to explore Toulouse and sometimes other cities. Be it that they’re themselves from Boston, or from rural Pennsylvania, it’s always interesting … Continue reading

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La Une is Back: Discovering a French school

Editors: Andrea, Gisele, Julien, Rafaela and Emily.   “If everything’s determined at school, it’s time we heard the distress call Let’s not let there be the gap of a two-tier education system.” Grand Corps Malade, “Éducation nationale” (2010).   Here … Continue reading

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May 2016 : Last Edition of La Une

Dear Readers, Here we are, (again), already at the end of the semester and the academic year! The students have packed their bags and said their goodbyes to the pink city, and are getting ready for internships, summer jobs, and … Continue reading

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Experiencing a city in the French way; or, The Joys and Benefits of Biking in Toulouse

– Ethan Farber Welcome, American traveler! You’ve arrived in Toulouse, France, the fourth-largest city on French soil by population and an important cultural and commercial pole in the southwest of the country. Here’s a map to get yourself situated. Like … Continue reading

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March/April 2016 Edition

Dear Readers, We’re already at the end of the semester; there is a week of class left and at the end of this week Dickinson in France is headed to Paris with the second-semester students (you’ll be able to read … Continue reading

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Good Grève: Exploring the Idea of Labor Strikes in France

-Naomi Johnson Before coming to Toulouse I tried to prepare myself for what I thought French life would be like. I knew that dinner would be later and the teaching style would be different. But, there are things that I … Continue reading

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The Importance of Language in Service Learning

-Naomi Johnson Throughout my service learning with ASEC Bagatelle, I’ve learned many things. I think the most important thing I’ve learned is how to get along with people who are part of a culture that is completely different from my … Continue reading

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A New Way of Seeing Films

-Geneviève Pecsok I am lucky enough to have family friends who live in Toulouse and have given me a warm welcome to “La Ville Rose”. One Sunday in February, they kindly invited me to their Desmoiselles apartment for lunch. I … Continue reading

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