Meet Jarissa

Author: Jarissa Sabal

Hey guys, my name is Jarissa Sabal and I am senior this year. I’m originally from “fake Chicago”, a suburb called Bloomingdale. I’m studying Film, Television, and Theatre (concentrating in television), French, and minoring in Business Economics. Basically what that means is I’m very stressed very often, but at least I know a lot about I Love Lucy and can express that knowledge in broken French.…

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10 Ways France Shows Bigger Isn't Always Better

Author: Jarissa Sabal

France: the anti-Texas. If everything’s bigger in Texas, it’s smaller here. Imagine taking the US and scaling the whole thing down 7-10%. Maybe it’s because they really care about the environment, maybe it’s because in a Despicable Me ­styled incident the country was actually shrunk a little. Compiled below is a list of just a few of many examples from my day to day life studying in Angers that are notably smaller here than at home.

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A Day in the Life: Angers Edition

Author: Jarissa Sabal

To preface this blog, there really is no typical day in Angers. Each day I have different classes, different responsibilities and always seem to end up doing different things. What follows is just an approximation of a typical Tuesday.  

 

8:30 Time to get up.

 

8:45 Second alarm goes off, time to really start thinking about getting up.…

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10 Ways France Shows Bigger Isn't Always Better

Author: Jarissa Sabal

France: the anti-Texas. If everything’s bigger in Texas, it’s smaller here. Imagine taking the US and scaling the whole thing down 7-10%. Maybe it’s because they really care about the environment, maybe it’s because in a Despicable Me ­styled incident the country was actually shrunk a little. Compiled below is a list of just a few of many examples from my day to day life studying in Angers that are notably smaller here than at home.

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