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Highlights and Reflections

If you had told me years ago that I would end up living in Finland for five months, I don’t think I ever would have believed it. I didn’t know many people who had ever been to Finland, or even … Continue reading

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Northern Delights: My Lapland Adventure

Hi everyone, and welcome back to The Finn Journalist! If you haven’t already figured it out, I’m really enjoying my time here in Finland. And just so you know, this may be the post that finally convinces you to come … Continue reading

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Frigid Finnish Tradition

(Note: I originally wrote this column for Soc&komposten, a student publication from the Swedish School of Social Science. If you’d like to see the article as it appeared in the magazine, you can find it here.) As my body was … Continue reading

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“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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The Adventure Begins!

Friends, neighbors, countrymen, citizens of every land, welcome to this first installment of my travel blog! If you don’t know me already…hi! My name is Jonah and I’m a university student from the U.S. studying abroad in Helsinki, Finland. I have … Continue reading

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