Italy in Retrospect

Alex Brinker (Class of 2017) writes of his first experience out of the country.   This has been the first time I have been overseas. Ever. I was not really sure what to expect. So I’m going to  start at the beginning. I have never been outside the US so my mind...

Art: Alive and Well

Alex Woznicki (Class of 2016) posits an understanding of art.   Italy is a country founded on art. It started in Rome, with the church. Art made to be resplendent, to glorify God was part of the identity of the church, which was itself a major component in the...

The Church: Italy and the US

Brendan Slusser (Class of 2017) considers the differences between the versions of Catholicism he has experienced.   Italy, being the home to the Catholic church, has hundreds of stunning churches and cathedrals that now hold a special place in my heart after...

Stopping War: The Only Complete Solution

Alia Wolken (Class of 2019) is a sophomore on the ROMUN team and Ambassador of Conference Logistics.   Today, the Royal Oak Model United Nations club had the chance to meet with UNICEF, which deals with mainly children’s rights and emergency relief. Elise...

All That’s Ever Left

Lydia Barron (Class of 2017) reflects on the myriad opportunities for learning.   According to Mr. Chisnell only about 5% of American citizens have traveled, or will travel abroad. Assuming this is still correct this would make me 1 in about 12 million people....