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For Shame! Thoughts on Guilt-Tripping and Travel
October 20, 2020

COVID-19 has obliterated the travel industry. In March 2020, hotels, museums, restaurants, airlines, cruise ships, and other travel entities turned upside down. Festivals and events were canceled, study abroad and student travel were scrapped, community gatherings were abandoned. Essentially, travel life as we know it halted. Months later, governors restarted state economies and encouraged businesses […]

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New Prehistoric Thrills Coming to Universal Resort Orlando
October 20, 2020

Florida’s fastest and tallest launch coaster—along with a pack of fierce Velociraptors—will be unleashed at Universal Orlando Resort in summer 2021 with the debut of Jurassic World VelociCoaster. The coaster, concepted and designed by the award-winning Universal Creative team in partnership with acclaimed filmmakers from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, touts a series of intense […]

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It’s Time for Science
October 20, 2020

Enhance your student group’s visit to the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago with Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes—opening March 4, 2021. From eye-popping comics to big-screen blockbusters and beyond, explore more than 80 years of the Marvel Universe through some of its best-loved and most groundbreaking characters. This expansive exhibit fills two gallery […]

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Take These Chilling Ghost Tours from Home
October 13, 2020

Students don’t have to let the ongoing pandemic stop them from enjoying the spookier side of the season! US Ghost Adventures, a national ghost tour and entertainment operator, has made it possible to experience ghost tours in cities around the country from the comfort of home. Thanks to GhostFlix—a streaming platform that lets viewers join […]

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2020 Ripley Hunter “World Is a Classroom” Essay Contest Winner Announced
October 13, 2020

“The Humidity On My Skin” A poem The humidity on my skin Sticking like glue Moving far away from the place I called home No more beach of California or the breeze Hello, Mississippi This place has taught me about the person within The person within that has a culture My culture. My history. The […]

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