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Home Institution: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Internship Site: YFU International Educational Services

Program: Media and Communication

Scandals Around Every Corner

Saturday, October 01, 2016

During your semester in Washington, D.C., you’ll choose an evening course to take with The Washington Center. It turned out that I picked a really fun one: "Scandalous Washington – Uncovering D.C. History." D.C. appears to be full of scandals: you can find one on almost every corner of every street.

Differences Between the U.S. & Belgium

Monday, September 26, 2016

After living in D.C. for a month now, I have begun to notice a lot of cultural differences between Belgium and America. I never thought that two Western countries could differ so much in everyday habits, but apparently they do.   Food

How to Spend Your Weekends in D.C.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

My favorite part of every week: WEEKEND!  After a whole week of working hard, which is also fun but exhausting, I am always looking forward to the weekend. Every weekend until now has been very different, but I especially loved this one. Let me take you on a journey through another awesome weekend in D.C.!   Fun Friday

4 Must-Do Activities in Washington D.C

Monday, September 12, 2016

During your first weeks in D.C., there aren’t many deadlines (yet) for the Evening Course and LEAD Colloquium, which makes it a perfect time to explore the city!

Food in the U.S. (Becoming Ameri-CAN)

Sunday, September 04, 2016

Since you’re going to be reading my blog post this fall semester, I thought it would be useful to begin by introducing myself a little bit. My name is Eline Van Ongeval and as you can probably guess, I’m not from the USA but from Belgium (quick fun fact: my last name Van Ongeval actually means accident or car crash in Dutch). I’m turning 20 in October and am a junior in Communication Sciences at the University of Leuven back in Belgium.

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