Monthly Archives: February 2015

“Overall” Impressions

Welcome back to The Finn Journalist, everyone! I’m still having a great time here in Helsinki, and being an international student really is a great way to learn about the culture and participate in the everyday lives of young people … Continue reading

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Your Country, Our Language

(Note: This is the “extended version” of a column I wrote for the Swedish School of Social Science’s student magazine, Smocka, which was also published in Studentbladet. If you’re interested in seeing the column as it appeared in the Smocka magazine, check it … Continue reading

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Unmaking the Grade

Hello everyone, and welcome back to The Finn Journalist! Here’s a strange thought: I’ve already been here in Helsinki for more than a month. I can honestly say I love it here- the people, the environment, the way of life, … Continue reading

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